Sthane, Sthāne: 4 definitions


Sthane 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

Sthāne (स्थाने).—ind. (loc. of sthāna)

1) In the right or proper place, rightly, properly, justly, truly, appropriately; स्थाने हषीकेश तव प्रकीर्त्या जगत् प्रहृष्यत्यनुरज्यते च (sthāne haṣīkeśa tava prakīrtyā jagat prahṛṣyatyanurajyate ca) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 11.36; स्थाने वृता भूपतिभिः परोक्षैः (sthāne vṛtā bhūpatibhiḥ parokṣaiḥ) R.7.13; स्थाने प्राणाः कामिनां दूत्यधीनाः (sthāne prāṇāḥ kāmināṃ dūtyadhīnāḥ) M.3.14; Kumārasambhava 6.67;7.65.

2) In place of, instead of, in lieu of, as a substitute for; धातोः स्थान इवादेशं सुग्रीवं संन्यवेशयत् (dhātoḥ sthāna ivādeśaṃ sugrīvaṃ saṃnyaveśayat) R.12.58.

3) On account of, because of.

4) Similarly, like, as.

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

Sthāne (स्थाने).—Ind. 1. Properly, suitably, fitly. 2. Because, on account of. 3. Like, resembling, similarly. 4. Truly. 5. In lieu of, instead of. E. sthāna place, in the seventh case; or sthā-ne .

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

1) Sthāne (स्थाने):—[from sthāna > sthā] a ind., ‘occasionally’

2) [v.s. ...] ind., ‘because of’, ‘on account of’

3) [from sthā] b ([locative case] of sthāna), in [compound]

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

Sthāne (स्थाने):—adv. Properly; because; like; truly.

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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