Shishtasammata, Śiṣṭasaṃmata, Shishta-sammata: 2 definitions


Shishtasammata 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 Śiṣṭasaṃmata can be transliterated into English as Sistasammata or Shishtasammata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Śiṣṭasaṃmata (शिष्टसंमत).—a. approved by the learned; ब्राह्मादिषु विवाहेषु चुतुर्ष्वेवानुपूर्वशः । ब्रह्मवर्चस्विनः पुत्रा जायन्ते शिष्टसंमताः (brāhmādiṣu vivāheṣu cuturṣvevānupūrvaśaḥ | brahmavarcasvinaḥ putrā jāyante śiṣṭasaṃmatāḥ) || Manusmṛti 3.39.

Śiṣṭasaṃmata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śiṣṭa and saṃmata (संमत).

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

Śiṣṭasammata (शिष्टसम्मत):—[=śiṣṭa-sammata] [from śiṣṭa > śiṣ] mfn. approved or loved by the learned, [Manu-smṛti iii, 39.]

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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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