Shmashrula, Śmaśrula, Smashrula: 6 definitions


Shmashrula means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Śmaśrula can be transliterated into English as Smasrula or Shmashrula, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śmaśrula (श्मश्रुल).—a S Having beard, whiskers, and mustaches (esp. as bushy or large).

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smaśrula (स्मश्रुल).—&c. Common mis-spellings of śmaśāna &c.

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śmaśrula (श्मश्रुल).—a. [śmaśru vidyate'sya lac] Having a beard, bearded; भल्लापवर्जितैस्तेषां शिरोभिः श्मश्रुलैर्महीं (bhallāpavarjitaisteṣāṃ śirobhiḥ śmaśrulairmahīṃ) (tastāra) R.4. 63; Ms.11.15.

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

Śmaśrula (श्मश्रुल).—mfn.

(-laḥ-lā-laṃ) Bearded, having a beard. E. śmaśru, and lac aff.

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

Śmaśrula (श्मश्रुल).—[śmaśru + la], adj. Having a beard, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 4, 63; one who lets grow his beard, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 105.

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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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