Sudat, Su-dat: 5 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Sudat 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: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Sudat (सुदत्) refers to “one having fine teeth”, and is used to describe Satī, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.20. Accordingly as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] with the joyous consent of Dakṣa, Śiva seated Satī on the bull and then sitting Himself on it went to the Himālayan ridges. Seated on the bull along with Śiva, the sweet smiling Satī of fine teeth (sudat) shone like a black cloud near the moon”.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sudat (सुदत्).—a.

- f.) having handsome teeth; जगाद भूयः सुदतीं सुनन्दा (jagāda bhūyaḥ sudatīṃ sunandā) R.6.37.

Sudat is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and dat (दत्).

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

Sudat (सुदत्).—mfn. (-dan-datī or -dantī-dat) Having handsome teeth. E. su handsome, and datṛ for danta a tooth.

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

1) Sudat (सुदत्):—[=su-dat] [from su > su-tanaya] m. a handsome tooth, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] mf(atī)n. having handsome teeth, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

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

Sudat (सुदत्):—[su-dat] (n-tī-t) a. Having handsome teeth.

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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 (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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