Svahitaishin, Svahitaiṣin: 2 definitions
Svahitaishin 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.
The Sanskrit term Svahitaiṣin can be transliterated into English as Svahitaisin or Svahitaishin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svahitaiṣin (स्वहितैषिन्).—mfn. (-ṣī-ṣiṇī-ṣi) Seeking one’s own welfare. E. svahita, and eṣin seeking.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svahitaiṣin (स्वहितैषिन्):—[=sva-hitaiṣin] [from sva-hita > sva] mfn. seeking o°’s own good or advantage, [Horace H. Wilson]
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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Partial matches: Hitaishin.
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