Stanita: 5 definitions

Introduction

Stanita 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Stanita (स्तनित).—A Bhārgava gotrakāra.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 195. 21.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Stanita (स्तनित).—p. p. [stan-kartari kta]

1) Sounded, sounding, noisy; वीचीक्षोभस्तनितविहगश्रेणिकाञ्चीगुणायाः (vīcīkṣobhastanitavihagaśreṇikāñcīguṇāyāḥ) Me.28.

2) Thundering, roaring.

-tam 1 The rattling of thunder, rumbling of thunder-clouds; तोयोत्सर्गस्तनितमुखरो मास्म भूर्विक्लवास्ताः (toyotsargastanitamukharo māsma bhūrviklavāstāḥ) Me.39.

2) Thunder, noise.

3) The noise of clapping the hands.

4) The sound of a vibrating bowstring.

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

Stanita (स्तनित).—n.

(-taṃ) 1. The rattling of thunder, the rumbling of thundering clouds. 2. The noise of clapping the hands. E. stan to sound, aff. kta .

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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. 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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