Srastara, Srashtara: 8 definitions

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Srastara 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Srastara (स्रस्तर).—A couch or sofa (for reclining), bed; शिलातले स्रस्तरमास्तीर्य निषसाद (śilātale srastaramāstīrya niṣasāda) K.; Manusmṛti 2.24.

Derivable forms: srastaraḥ (स्रस्तरः).

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

Srastara (स्रस्तर).—m.

(-raṃ) A couch or sofa for reclining. E. sraṃs-ric aff.

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

Srastara (स्रस्तर).—i. e. probably sraṃs + tṛ + a, or + tra, n. A bed, Kāvya [prologue.] 68, 4 ([Prakrit]).

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

Srastara (स्रस्तर).—[masculine] straw, couch.

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

1) Srastara (स्रस्तर):—[from sras] mn. (ifc. f(ā). ) a couch or sofa for reclining (often [varia lectio] prastara), [Pāraskara-gṛhya-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Kādambarī]

2) Sraṣṭāra (स्रष्टार):—[from sraj] m. a creator (in rāya namaḥ), [Mahābhārata]

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

Srastara (स्रस्तर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Satthara, Sattharaya.

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Srastara 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sraṣṭāra (ಸ್ರಷ್ಟಾರ):—[noun] he who creates; a creator.

context information

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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