Shreshthavac, aka: Śreṣṭhavāc, Shreshtha-vac; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śreṣṭhavāc can be transliterated into English as Sresthavac or Shreshthavac, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Shreshthavach.

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Śreṣṭhavāc (श्रेष्ठवाच्).—a. eloquent.

Śreṣṭhavāc is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śreṣṭha and vāc (वाच्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śreṣṭhavāc (श्रेष्ठवाच्).—f. (-vāk) Adj. Eloquent.

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