Sutaputra, Sūtaputra, Suta-putra: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Sutaputra in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Sūtaputra (सूतपुत्र).—The son of Sūta—Śāṃśapāyana; tatvārthadarśivān.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 71. 1, 14.
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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

[«previous next»] — Sutaputra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sūtaputra (सूतपुत्र).—

1) an epithet of Sañjaya; तमेवंवादिनं राजा सूतपुत्रं कृताञ्जलिम् (tamevaṃvādinaṃ rājā sūtaputraṃ kṛtāñjalim) (abravīt) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 8.2.9.

2) an epithet of Karṇa; कथयामास तत् सर्वं यथा शप्तः स सूतजः (kathayāmāsa tat sarvaṃ yathā śaptaḥ sa sūtajaḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.2.1.

Derivable forms: sūtaputraḥ (सूतपुत्रः).

Sūtaputra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sūta and putra (पुत्र). See also (synonyms): sūtaja, sūtatanaya.

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

Sūtaputra (सूतपुत्र).—[masculine] the son of a charioteer, [Epithet] of Karṇa.

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

1) Sutāputra (सुतापुत्र):—[=sutā-putra] [from sutā > su] m. [dual number] a daughter and a son, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Sūtaputra (सूतपुत्र):—[=sūta-putra] [from sūta] m. the son of a ch° (also ‘a charioteer’), [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of Karṇa (cf. sūta-ja), [ib.]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of Kīcaka, [ib.]

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

Sūtaputra (सूतपुत्र):—[sūta-putra] (traḥ) 1. m. Karna.

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Sutaputra in German

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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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