Shreyorthin, Śreyorthin, Shreyas-arthin: 5 definitions
Shreyorthin 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 Śreyorthin can be transliterated into English as Sreyorthin or Shreyorthin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) seeking happiness, desirous of felicity.
2) Wishing well.
Śreyorthin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śreyas and arthin (अर्थिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śreyorthin (श्रेयोर्थिन्).—mfn. (-rthī-rthinī-rthi) Desirous of good, ambitious. E. śreyas, and arthin who asks.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śreyorthin (श्रेयोर्थिन्).—[adjective] = śreyaskāma.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śreyorthin (श्रेयोर्थिन्):—[=śreyo-rthin] [from śreyo > śreyas] mfn. desiring felicity or bliss, [Śāntiśataka]
2) [v.s. ...] desirous of good, ambitious, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śreyorthin (श्रेयोर्थिन्):—[(rthī-rthinī-rthi) a.] Desiring bliss.
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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