Smrita, Smṛta: 11 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Smṛta can be transliterated into English as Smrta or Smrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Smrat.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

smṛta (स्मृत).—a (S) Recollected or remembered; revived or retained in the mind.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

smṛta (स्मृत).—a Recollected or remembered.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Smṛta (स्मृत).—p. p. [smṛ-kta]

1) Remembered, recollected, called to mind.

2) Regarded, laid down, recorded, mentioned; प्रसूतिभाजः सर्गस्य तावेव पितरौ स्मृतौ (prasūtibhājaḥ sargasya tāveva pitarau smṛtau) Kumārasambhava 2.7.

3) Appointed, designed; तस्य त्वं रणशिरसि स्मृतो निहन्ता (tasya tvaṃ raṇaśirasi smṛto nihantā) Ś.6.29.

4) Enjoined by a Smṛti or traditional law.

-tam Remembrance, recollection; स्मृतं च तद्विदां राजन् येन चात्मा प्रसीदति (smṛtaṃ ca tadvidāṃ rājan yena cātmā prasīdati) Bhāgavata 7.11.7.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Smṛta (स्मृत).—ppp. as adj. (= Pali sata, regularly followed by saṃpajāna), mindful, in a state of full awareness or consciousness, very common with following saṃprajā- na(nt): smṛtaḥ saṃprajānan Mahāvyutpatti 1480 (Tibetan dran pa, = smṛti,…can, possessing); Avadāna-śataka i.228.1; ii.197.13, etc.; smṛto saṃprajāno Mahāvastu i.206.4 = ii.9.20; i.218.10 = ii.20.11 etc.; smṛtāyāṃ saṃprajānāyāṃ Mahāvastu i.205.8 = ii.9.4 (of the Bodhisattva's mother). Sometimes replaced by smṛtimant, q.v.

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

Smṛta (स्मृत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Recollected, remembered, called to mind. E. smṛ to remember, aff. kta .

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

Smṛta (स्मृत).—[adjective] remembered, handed down by memory or tradition, taught, enjoined; passing for, named, called ([nominative] ±iti).

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

1) Smṛta (स्मृत):—[from smṛ] mfn. remembered, recollected, called to mind, thought of [Nṛsiṃha-tāpanīya-upaniṣad; Rāmāyaṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] mentioned, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]

3) [v.s. ...] handed down, taught, prescribed, ([especially]) enjoined by Smṛti or traditional law, declared or propounded in the law-books (na smṛtam = ‘not allowed’, ‘forbidden’), [Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] declared as, passing for ([nominative case] [locative case], or [dative case]), [Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] termed, styled, named ([nominative case] with or without iti), [Maitrī-upaniṣad; Manu-smṛti] etc.

6) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Prajā-pati, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

7) [v.s. ...] n. remembrance, recollection, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]

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

Smṛta (स्मृत):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Recollected.

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

Smṛta (स्मृत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Jhūriya, Bharia, Mua, Laḍhia, Saria, Sua, Sumaria.

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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Smṛta (स्मृत) [Also spelled smrat]:—(a) recollected, brought to memory, memorised.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Smṛta (ಸ್ಮೃತ):—

1) [adjective] remembered; recollected.

2) [adjective] (gen.) prescribed; directed; ordained.

3) [adjective] thus mentioned, quoted.

4) [adjective] prescribed by Smřtis.

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Smṛta (ಸ್ಮೃತ):—[noun] that which is recollected to the mind; remembrance.

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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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