Shirastrana, aka: Śirastrāṇa, Shiras-trana; 4 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śirastrāṇa can be transliterated into English as Sirastrana or Shirastrana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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śirastrāṇa (शिरस्त्राण).—n S Head-guard or head-covering; a turban, helmet, hat, cap &c.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śirastrāṇa (शिरस्त्राण).—n Head-guard, or head-cover- ing, a turban.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Śirastrāṇa (शिरस्त्राण).—

1) a helmet; च्युतैः शिरस्त्रैश्चषकोत्तरेव (cyutaiḥ śirastraiścaṣakottareva) R.7.49,66; अपनीत- शिरस्त्राणाः (apanīta- śirastrāṇāḥ) 4.64.

2) a head-dress.

Derivable forms: śirastrāṇam (शिरस्त्राणम्).

Śirastrāṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śiras and trāṇa (त्राण). See also (synonyms): śirastra.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śirastrāṇa (शिरस्त्राण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) 1. A helmet. 2. A cap, a turban, &c. E. śiras the head, trāṇa the instrument of defence.

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