Shodashan, Ṣoḍaśan: 8 definitions


Shodashan 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 Ṣoḍaśan can be transliterated into English as Sodasan or Shodashan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ṣoḍaśan (षोडशन्).—num. a. (pl.) Sixteen.

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

Ṣoḍaśan (षोडशन्).—mfn. Plu. only. (-śa) Sixteen. E. ṣaṣ six, and daśan ten.

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

Ṣoḍaśan (षोडशन्).—i. e. ṣaṣ-da- śan, numeral adj. Sixteen, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 186, 3; 182, 9.

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

Ṣoḍaśan (षोडशन्).—[adjective] [plural] sixteen.

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

Ṣoḍaśan (षोडशन्):—[=ṣo-ḍaśan] [from ṣaṣ] mfn. [plural] ([nominative case] śa) sixteen, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]; etc.

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

Ṣoḍaśan (षोडशन्):—(śa) a. Idem.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ṣoḍaśan (षोडशन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Solasa.

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Shodashan in German

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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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