Shreshthatas, Śreṣṭhatas, Shreshtha-tas: 2 definitions


Shreshthatas 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 Śreṣṭhatas can be transliterated into English as Sresthatas or Shreshthatas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shreshthatas in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śreṣṭhatas (श्रेष्ठतस्):—[=śreṣṭha-tas] [from śreṣṭha > śreyas] ind. according to excellence or superiority, [Lāṭyāyana]

[Sanskrit to German]

Shreshthatas 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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