Shushrushaka, Śuśrūṣaka: 8 definitions


Shushrushaka 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 Śuśrūṣaka can be transliterated into English as Susrusaka or Shushrushaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śuśrūṣaka (शुश्रूषक).—a. Attentive, obedient.

-kaḥ A servant, an attendant.

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

Śuśrūṣaka (शुश्रूषक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A servant, comprehending five descriptions of persons, a pupil, a religious pupil or the member of a religious community, under a common head, a hired servant, an officer or deputy, and a slave. E. śru to hear, desid. v., ṇvul aff.

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

Śuśrūṣaka (शुश्रूषक).—i.e. śuśrūṣa, desider. of śru, + aka, I. adj. Obedient, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 41, 14. Ii. m. A servant.

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

Śuśrūṣaka (शुश्रूषक).—[adjective] obeying, serving ([genetive] or —°).

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

1) Śuśrūṣaka (शुश्रूषक):—[from śuśrū] a mfn. desirous of hearing, attentive, obedient, attending or waiting on ([genitive case] or [compound]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. an attendant, servant (comprehending five descriptions of persons, viz. a pupil, a religious pupil, a hired servant, an officer, and a slave), [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [from śru] b etc. See p. 1084, col. 3.

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

Śuśrūṣaka (शुश्रूषक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A servant.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Śuśruṣaka (शुश्रुषक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sussūsaa.

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Shushrushaka in German

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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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