Shreyastva, Śreyastva: 7 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Śreyastva can be transliterated into English as Sreyastva or Shreyastva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Śreyastva (श्रेयस्त्व).—Betterness, superiority; ब्राह्मण्यामप्यनार्यात्तु श्रेयस्त्वं क्वेति चेद्भवेत् (brāhmaṇyāmapyanāryāttu śreyastvaṃ kveti cedbhavet) Manusmṛti 1.66.
Derivable forms: śreyastvam (श्रेयस्त्वम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-stvaṃ) 1. Superiority, betterness. 2. Final felicity, &c. E. śreyas and tva aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śreyastva (श्रेयस्त्व).—i. e. śreyaṃs + tva, n. 1. Superiority, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 10, 66. 2. Final beatitude.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śreyastva (श्रेयस्त्व).—[neuter] superiority, preeminence.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śreyastva (श्रेयस्त्व):—[=śreyas-tva] [from śreyas] n. betterness, superiority, [Manu-smṛti x, 66.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śreyastva (श्रेयस्त्व):—(stvaṃ) 1. n. Felicity; superiority.
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 10.66 < [Section VIII - Improvement in the Status of Castes]