Shilashita, Śilāśita, Shila-shita: 2 definitions


Shilashita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Śilāśita can be transliterated into English as Silasita or Shilashita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Shilashita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śilāśita (शिलाशित).—a. sharpened on a stone; अथ त्वाचार्य- मुख्येन शरान् सृष्टान् शिलाशितान् (atha tvācārya- mukhyena śarān sṛṣṭān śilāśitān) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 4.58.47.

Śilāśita is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śilā and śita (शित).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śilāśita (शिलाशित):—[=śilā-śita] [from śilā] mfn. sharpened on a st° (as an arrow), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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