Shvac, Śvac: 5 definitions


Shvac 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 Śvac can be transliterated into English as Svac or Shvac, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Shvach.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śvac (श्वच्).—1 Ā. (śvacate, śvañcate)

1) To, go, move.

2) To be opened, gape, be split or cleft.

See also (synonyms): śvaṃc.

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

Śvac (श्वच्).—r. 1st cl. (śvacate) (i) śvaci (śvañcate) 1. To go, to move. 2. To be opened, to be split.

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

Śvac (श्वच्).—see śvañc.

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

Śvac (श्वच्):—or śvañc [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] ([Dhātupāṭha vi, 5], ‘to go’) śvacate, śvañcate;

—to become open, open (intrans.), receive with open arms (only śaśvacai), [Ṛg-veda iii, 33, 10] :—[Causal] śvañcayati, to open (trans.), [ib. x, 138, 2.] (cf. uc-chvañc.)

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Shvac 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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