Shukrashishya, Shukra-shishya, Śukraśiṣya: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Śukraśiṣya can be transliterated into English as Sukrasisya or Shukrashishya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śukraśiṣya (शुक्रशिष्य).—a demon.

Derivable forms: śukraśiṣyaḥ (शुक्रशिष्यः).

Śukraśiṣya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śukra and śiṣya (शिष्य).

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

Śukraśiṣya (शुक्रशिष्य).—m.

(-ṣyaḥ) A demon, a Titau, a powerful being opposed to the gods. E. śukra the teacher of this race, and śiṣya a pupil.

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

Śukraśiṣya (शुक्रशिष्य):—[=śukra-śiṣya] [from śukra] m. ‘pupil of Śukra’, an Asura, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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