Sthalapatha, Sthālapatha, Sthala-patha: 2 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sthālapatha (स्थालपथ).—a. imported by land; P.V.1.77 Vārt.

Sthālapatha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sthāla and patha (पथ). See also (synonyms): sthālapathika.

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

1) Sthalapatha (स्थलपथ):—[=sthala-patha] [from sthala > sthal] m. a road by land (ena, ‘by land’), [Kalpa-sūtra; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] commerce by l°, [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra [Scholiast or Commentator]]

3) Sthālapatha (स्थालपथ):—[=sthāla-patha] [from sthāla > sthal] mfn. ([from] sthala-p) imported by land, [Pāṇini 5-1, 77], [vArttika] 3, [Patañjali]

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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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