Shravas, Śravas: 8 definitions


Shravas 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 Śravas can be transliterated into English as Sravas or Shravas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śravas (श्रवस्).—n.

1) The ear.

2) Fame, glory; बृहच्छ्रंवाः (bṛhacchraṃvāḥ) (devarṣiḥ) Bhāgavata 1.5.1

3) Wealth.

4) Hymn.

5) A praiseworthy action.

6) Sound; गन्धाकृतिः स्पर्शरसश्रवांसि (gandhākṛtiḥ sparśarasaśravāṃsi) Bhāg. 5.11.1.

7) A stream, channel.

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

Śravas (श्रवस्).—n.

(-vaḥ) 1. The ear. 2. Fame, glory. 3. Wealth. E. śru to hear, aff. asun .

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

Śravas (श्रवस्).—i. e. śru + as, n. 1. The ear. 2. Renown, wealth, Chr. 294, 8 = [Rigveda.] i. 92, 8.

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

Śravas (श्रवस्).—[neuter] sound, call; loud praise, fame, glory, worth, eminence; zeal, eagerness, ambition; contest and its prize.

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Sravas (स्रवस्).—[neuter] (—°) = srava [masculine]

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

1) Śravas (श्रवस्):—[from śrava] 1. śravas n. sound, shout, loud praise, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] glory, fame, renown, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] the ear, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Santa, [Mahābhārata] cf. [Greek] κλέος for κλεϝος

5) [from śravaṇa] 2. śravas n. (= sravas) a stream, flow, gush, [Ṛg-veda]

6) [v.s. ...] swift course, rapid motion, flight ([instrumental case] [plural] in flight, while flying), [ib.]

7) [v.s. ...] a channel, [ib. vii, 79, 3; x, 27, 21]

8) [v.s. ...] = anna or dhana, [Nirukta, by Yāska] cf. [according to] to some, [Greek] κρουνός.

9) Sravas (स्रवस्):—[from sru] n. (ifc.) = srava, flow of (See madhusravas).

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

Śravas (श्रवस्):—(vaḥ) 5. n. The ear.

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

Śravas (श्रवस्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sava.

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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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