Shvetadri, Śvetādri, Shveta-adri: 4 definitions


Shvetadri 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 Śvetādri can be transliterated into English as Svetadri or Shvetadri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shvetadri in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śvetādri (श्वेताद्रि).—Name of a mountain; दन्तै- श्चतुर्भिः श्वेताद्रेर्हरन् भगवतो महीम् (dantai- ścaturbhiḥ śvetādrerharan bhagavato mahīm) Bhāgavata 8.8.4 (com. kailāsa).

Derivable forms: śvetādriḥ (श्वेताद्रिः).

Śvetādri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śveta and adri (अद्रि). See also (synonyms): śvetaparvata.

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

Śvetādri (श्वेताद्रि):—[from śveta > śvit] m. Name of a mountain or mountain range, [Harivaṃśa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] ([according to] to [Scholiast or Commentator] = kailāsa)

[Sanskrit to German]

Shvetadri 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shvetadri in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śvētādri (ಶ್ವೇತಾದ್ರಿ):—[noun] Kailāsa, the snow-clad mountain.

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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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