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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śreyastva (श्रेयस्त्व).—Betterness, superiority; ब्राह्मण्यामप्यनार्यात्तु श्रेयस्त्वं क्वेति चेद्भवेत् (brāhmaṇyāmapyanāryāttu śreyastvaṃ kveti cedbhavet) Ms.1.66.

Derivable forms: śreyastvam (श्रेयस्त्वम्).

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

Śreyastva (श्रेयस्त्व).—n.

(-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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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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