Shilavritta, Śīlavṛtta, Shila-vritta: 6 definitions



Shilavritta 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 Śīlavṛtta can be transliterated into English as Silavrtta or Shilavritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śīlavṛtta (शीलवृत्त).—a. well-behaved, virtuous.

-ttam good or virtuous conduct, good breeding.

Śīlavṛtta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śīla and vṛtta (वृत्त).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śīlavṛtta (शीलवृत्त).—mfn.

(-ttaḥ-ttā-ttaṃ) Noral, steady and uniform in good behaviour. E. śīla, vṛtta practice.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śīlavṛtta (शीलवृत्त).—1. [neuter] sgl. [dual] honesty and good conduct.

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Śīlavṛtta (शीलवृत्त).—2. [adjective] well-conducted, moral.

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

1) Śīlavṛtta (शीलवृत्त):—[=śīla-vṛtta] [from śīla > śīl] n. sg. or m. [dual number] v° and good conduct (-dhara mfn. and -vid mfn. holding or knowing v° and g° c°), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. virtuous and well-conducted, [Mahābhārata]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śīlavṛtta (शीलवृत्त):—[śīla-vṛtta] (ttaḥ-ttā-ttaṃ) a. Moral, virtuous.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Śīlavṛtta (शीलवृत्त):—n. Ehrenhaftigkeit und gutes Benehmen; du. [Mahābhārata 13, 2339.] sg. [Spr. (II) 71.] [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 58, 20 (60, 23 Gorresio). 77, 24.] vid [2, 113, 16.]

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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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