Shvashurya, Śvaśurya: 8 definitions
Shvashurya 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 Śvaśurya can be transliterated into English as Svasurya or Shvashurya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A brother-in-law, a wife's or husband's brother.
2) The younger brother of a husband.
Derivable forms: śvaśuryaḥ (श्वशुर्यः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śvaśurya (श्वशुर्य) or Śvaśuryya.—m.
(-ryaḥ) 1. A brother-in-law, a wife’s or husband’s brother. 2. A husband’s younger brother. E. śvaśura a father-in-law, and yat patronymic aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śvaśurya (श्वशुर्य).—i. e. śvaśura + ya, m. A brother-in-law.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śvaśurya (श्वशुर्य).—[masculine] husband’s or wife’s brother, brother-in-law.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śvaśurya (श्वशुर्य):—[from śvaśura] m. a brother-in-law, wife’s or husband’s brother ([especially] ‘a husband’s younger br°’), [Kathāsaritsāgara]
2) Śvāśurya (श्वाशुर्य):—[from śvāśura] [wrong reading] for śvaśurya, [Kathāsaritsāgara]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śvaśurya (श्वशुर्य):—(ryyaḥ) 1. m. A brother-in-law, husband’s younger brother.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Śvaśurya (ಶ್ವಶುರ್ಯ):—[noun] a brother of one’s wife or husband; a brother-in-law.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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