Stryagara, Stryāgāra, Stri-agara: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Stryāgāra (स्त्र्यागार).—a harem, the women's apartments.

Derivable forms: stryāgāraḥ (स्त्र्यागारः), stryāgāram (स्त्र्यागारम्).

Stryāgāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms strī and āgāra (आगार).

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

Stryāgāra (स्त्र्यागार).—(also spelled striyā°, strīyā°, strīkā°, istriyā°, and istrigāra; = Pali itthāgāra, ittha°), nt. sg. or m. (and nt.?) pl., women-folk (collectively), esp. used [Page609-b+ 71] of inmates of a harem: n. sg. strīkāgāraṃ (v.l. strīyā°) Mv ii.424.20; istrigāra LV 213.19 (verse); istriyāgāraṃ (v.l. iṣṭiyo stryāg°) Mv ii.425.15; n. pl. istrigārāḥ (one ms. °rā) LV 138.4 (verse); °gārā LV 230.3 and (voc.?) 231.6 (verses); acc. pl. stryāgārān Sukh 67.15 (but reading uncertain); acc. sg. stryāgāram Mv ii.426.10 (v.l. striyā°); iii.1.6; 2.11; striyāgāraṃ Mv ii.426.7 (mss.); iii.1.4 (so read with v.l., ed. strīyā°, metrically inferior); gen. istrigārasya madhye LV 215.11 (verse); stem in comp. istrigāra-(madhye) LV 137.16 (verse); antaḥpura-stryāgāra- Gv 359.2; stryāgāra- parivṛta LV 14.9 (prose); Mv iii.437.19; Śikṣ 208.6; Bhvr. cpd. sa-stryāgāro Mv i.182.6, 12 (verses).

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

Stryagāra (स्त्र्यगार):—[=stry-agāra] [from stry > strī] n. the women’s apartments, [Demetrius Galanos’s Lexiko: sanskritikes, anglikes, hellenikes]

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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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