Sutaputra, Sūtaputra, Suta-putra: 4 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Sūtaputra (सूतपुत्र).—The son of Sūta—Śāṃśapāyana; tatvārthadarśivān.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 71. 1, 14.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) an epithet of Sañjaya; तमेवंवादिनं राजा सूतपुत्रं कृताञ्जलिम् (tamevaṃvādinaṃ rājā sūtaputraṃ kṛtāñjalim) (abravīt) Mb.8.2.9.
2) an epithet of Karṇa; कथयामास तत् सर्वं यथा शप्तः स सूतजः (kathayāmāsa tat sarvaṃ yathā śaptaḥ sa sūtajaḥ) Mb.12.2.1.
Derivable forms: sūtaputraḥ (सूतपुत्रः).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.]
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