Shrutijivika, Śrutijīvikā, Shruti-jivika: 5 definitions



Shrutijivika 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 Śrutijīvikā can be transliterated into English as Srutijivika or Shrutijivika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śrutijīvikā (श्रुतिजीविका).—a law-book or code of laws.

Śrutijīvikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śruti and jīvikā (जीविका).

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

Śrutijīvikā (श्रुतिजीविका).—f.

(-kā) Law, the code of laws. E. śruti the Vedas, and jīvikā living; existing to scripture.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śrutijīvikā (श्रुतिजीविका):—[=śruti-jīvikā] [from śruti > śru] f. a law-book or code of laws, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śrutijīvikā (श्रुतिजीविका):—[śruti-jīvikā] (kā) 1. f. Law, code of laws.

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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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