Shvit, Śvit: 7 definitions


Shvit 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 Śvit can be transliterated into English as Svit or Shvit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śvit (श्वित्).—1 Ā. (śvetate) To become white, be white; व्यतिकरितदिगन्ताः श्वेतमानैर्यशोभिः (vyatikaritadigantāḥ śvetamānairyaśobhiḥ) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 2.9.

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

Śvit (श्वित्).—[(ā)śvitā] r. 1st cl. (śvetate) To be white.

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Svit (स्वित्).—Ind. 1. A particle of questioning, (hey, what ?) 2. An exclamation of doubt or surprise. 3. An expletive. It is added to interrogative pronouns and adverbs to impart to them the sense of indefiniteness; (used generally after āho or kim, &c., and is translatable by “whether.”) E. su well, iṇ to go, aff. kvip .

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

Śvit (श्वित्).— (an old [denominative.] based on a vb. śvi, cf. Zend. śpi-tama, etc.), i. 1, [Ātmanepada.] (ved. also [Parasmaipada.]), To be white.

— With the prep. vi vi, To shine, Chr. 295, 12 = [Rigveda.] i. 92, 12 (aśvait, ved. aor.).

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

Śvit (श्वित्).—(śvetate) be bright, shine.

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

1) Śvit (श्वित्):—1. śvit [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] ([Dhātupāṭha xviii, 2]) śvetate (occurring only in pr.p. śvetamāna, [Mālatīmādhava], and in [Aorist] aśvait or aśvitat, p. śvitāna q.v. [Ṛg-veda]; [grammar] also [perfect tense] śiśvite [future] śvetitā, śvetiṣyate, and [Aorist] aśvetiṣṭa),

—to be bright or white :—[Causal] (only [Aorist] aśiśvitat; but cf. śvetaya and śvetita) idem, [Ṛg-veda]

2) cf. [Lithuanian] szvailýti; [Gothic] hweits; [German] weiss; [English] white.

3) 2. śvit See uda-śvit and sūrya-śvit.

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

1) Śvit (श्वित्):—(ā, ṅa) śvetate 1. d. To be white.

2) Svit (स्वित्):—adv. A particle of questioning or surprise, hey? what? An expletive.

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Shvit in German

context information

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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