Shra, aka: Śra, Śrā; 3 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit terms Śra and Śrā can be transliterated into English as Sra or Shra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Śra (श्र).—4 P. (śrāmyati, śrānta)
1) To exert oneself, take pains, toil, labour.
2) To perform austerities, mortify the body (by act of penance); कियच्चिरं श्राम्यसि गौरि (kiyacciraṃ śrāmyasi gauri) Ku.5.5.
3) To be wearied or fatigued, be exhausted; रतिश्रान्ता शेते रजनिरमणी गाढमुरसि (ratiśrāntā śete rajaniramaṇī gāḍhamurasi) K. P.1; Śi.14.38; Bk.14.11.
4) To be afflicted or distressed; यो वृन्दानि त्वरयति पथि श्राम्यतां प्रोषितानाम् (yo vṛndāni tvarayati pathi śrāmyatāṃ proṣitānām) Me.11. -Caus. (śra-śrā- mayati-te) To cause to be fatigued &c.
2) To overcome, conquer, subdue.
Derivable forms: śram (श्रम्).
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Śrā (श्रा).—2 P. (śrāti, śrāṇa or śrāta; -Caus. śrapayati-te)
1) To cook, boil, dress, mature, ripen.
2) To sweat or cause to sweat, heat.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śrā (श्रा).—r. 2nd cl. (śrāti) 1. To boil, to cook, to mature, to ripen, &c. 2. To sweat. Causal from, (śrapayati te) To render mature or ripe by cooking, &c. (śrāpayati) To heat, to cause to sweat.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
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The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
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