Sottara: 3 definitions


Sottara 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sottara (सोत्तर).—a. With a wager or bet.

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

Sottara (सोत्तर).—adj. (= Pali sa-uttara; probably formed as opposite to the commoner anuttara, q.v.), having (a) superior(s), i.e. inferior: °rāṇi cittāni °rāṇi cittānīti yathābhūtaṃ prajānāti Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 266.5; compare anuttarāṇi etc., 266.13; close parallels in Pali, e.g. Dīghanikāya (Pali) i.80.9.

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

Sottara (सोत्तर):—mfn. with or connected with a wager or bet, [Nārada-smṛti, nāradīya-dharma-śāstra]

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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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