Shranth, Śranth: 6 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Śranth can be transliterated into English as Sranth or Shranth, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śranth (श्रन्थ्).—I. 1 Ā. (śranthate)

1) To be weak.

2) To be loose or relaxed.

3) To loosen, relax. -II. 9 P. (śrathnāti)

1) To loosen, liberate, release.

2) To delight repeatedly. -III. 1, 1 P. To bind together, to compose; L. D. B.

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

Śranth (श्रन्थ्).—r. 9th cl. (śrathnāti) 1. To set free, to let loose, to liberate. 2. To gladden, to delight frequently. 3. To string, to tie together. r. 1st and 10th cls. (śranthati śranthayati-te) 1. To arrange, to place in order. 2. To kill.

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

Śranth (श्रन्थ्).—see śrath.

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

Śranth (श्रन्थ्):—or śrath (cf.ślath) [class] 9. [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha xxxi, 39]) śrathnāti ([Vedic or Veda] also śrathnīte and śṛnthati, and [according to] to [Dhātupāṭha] also śrathati, śrāthayati, śranthati, te; [perfect tense] śaśrātha or śaśrantha [grammar]; 3. sg. -śaśrathe, [Ṛg-veda]; 3. [plural] śrethuḥ or śaśranthuḥ [grammar]; [Aorist] aśranthīt, thiṣṭa, [ib.]; [future] śranthiṣyati, [ib.]; [infinitive mood] śrathitum or śranthitum, [ib.]; [indeclinable participle] śrathitvā or śranthitvā, [ib.]; -śrathya, [Nirukta, by Yāska]),

—to be loosened or untied or unbent, become loose or slack, yield, give way, [Ṛg-veda] (cf. [Pāṇini 3-1, 89 [Scholiast or Commentator]]);

—to make slack, disable, disarm, [Ṛg-veda i, 171, 3];

— ([Ātmanepada]) to loosen one’s own (bonds etc.), [Atharva-veda];—[varia lectio] for grath, granth:—[Causal] śrathayati, te (in Saṃhitāpāṭha also śrathāyati and [according to] to [grammar] also śrāthayati and śranthayati cf. below; [Aorist] aśiśrathat [3. sg. [subjunctive] śiśrathat and 3. [plural] [imperative] śiśrathantu, [Ṛg-veda]] or aśaśranthat), to loosen, untie, unbend, slacken, relax ([Ātmanepada] ‘to become loose, yield’), [Ṛg-veda; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa];

—to remit, pardon (sin), [Ṛg-veda];

— (śrāthayati), to strive eagerly, endeavour, use exertion, [Dhātupāṭha xxxii, 13];

—to delight, gladden, [ib.];

— (śranthayati), to bind, tie, connect, arrange, [Dhātupāṭha xxxiv, 31];

—to hurt, kill, [ib.]

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

Śranth (श्रन्थ्):—(ga) śrathnāti 9. a. To set free; to gladden; to string together. (ki) śranthati, śranthayati, 1. 10. a. To arrange.

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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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