Svamitva, Svāmitva: 10 definitions



Svamitva means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Swamitv.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 1

Svāmitva (स्वामित्व, “ownership”).—What is meant by ‘ownership’ (svāmitva)? Ownership or lordship of an entity is called svāmitva. according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra 1.7, “(Knowledge of the seven categories is attained) by definition, ownership, cause, location /resting place (substratum), duration and varieties/division”.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

svāmitva (स्वामित्व).—n (S) Mastership, lordship, ownership, right of rule or of possession. 2 The share out of the products of a contract or farm due to him who holds it directly from the State, from the person who manages it; the premium upon subletting.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

svāmitva (स्वामित्व).—n Mastership; the premium upon subletting.

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svāmitva (स्वामित्व).—n svāmibhāga m Royalty.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Svāmitva (स्वामित्व).—

1) Ownership, mastership, proprietory right.

2) Lordship, sovereignty.

Derivable forms: svāmitvam (स्वामित्वम्).

See also (synonyms): svāmitā.

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

Svāmitva (स्वामित्व).—n.

(-tvaṃ) 1. Ownership, mastership. 2. Sovereignty, &c. E. tva added to svāmin; also with tal, svāmitā .

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

Svāmitva (स्वामित्व).—i. e. svāmin + tva, n. 1. Ownership. 2. Sovereignty, [Pañcatantra] 163, 14.

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

Svāmitva (स्वामित्व):—[=svāmi-tva] [from svāmi > svāmin] n. ([Mahābhārata]) ownership, mastership, lordship of ([genitive case] or [compound])

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

Svāmitva (स्वामित्व):—(tvaṃ) 1. n. Ownership.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Svāmitva (स्वामित्व):—(wie eben) n. dass. [Mahābhārata 13,2633.] [Oxforder Handschriften 76,a,23.] [Pañcatantra 163,14.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 3.]

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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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