Shrayasa, Śrāyasa: 4 definitions



Shrayasa 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 Śrāyasa can be transliterated into English as Srayasa or Shrayasa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Śrāyasa (श्रायस).—mfn.

(-saḥ-sī-saṃ) Produced in or on the best, &c. E. śrayas the best aṇ aff., and the form changed by special rule.

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

1) Śrāyasa (श्रायस):—[from śrāya] mfn. = śreyasi bhavam, [Pāṇini 7-3, 1 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) [v.s. ...] m. [patronymic] of Kaṇva, [Kāṭhaka; Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

3) [v.s. ...] of Vīta-havya, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Pañcaviṃśa-brāhmaṇa]

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

Śrāyasa (श्रायस):—[(saḥ-sī-saṃ) a.] Produced in or on the best.

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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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