Shudrahan, Śūdrahan, Shudra-han: 3 definitions



Shudrahan 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 Śūdrahan can be transliterated into English as Sudrahan or Shudrahan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śūdrahan (शूद्रहन्).—a.

1) killing a Śūdra.

2) the slayer of a Śūdra; एतदेव व्रतं कृत्स्नं षण्मासान् शूद्रहा चरेत् (etadeva vrataṃ kṛtsnaṃ ṣaṇmāsān śūdrahā caret) Ms.11.13.

Śūdrahan is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śūdra and han (हन्). See also (synonyms): śūdraghna.

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

Śūdrahan (शूद्रहन्).—[adjective] killing a Śūdra.

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

Śūdrahan (शूद्रहन्):—[=śūdra-han] [from śūdra] mfn. = -ghna, [ib. xi, 130.]

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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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