Svastha, Sva-stha: 9 definitions
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Svastha (स्वस्थ).—lit. remaining in its own form without admitting any euphonic change for the final letter; an ancient term for 'pragrhya' of Panini.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Svastha (स्वस्थ) refers to being “self-assured”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.26. Accordingly as Śiva said to Nanda, after the latter cursed Dakṣa (and others):—“[...] Who is this? Who are you? Who are these? In reality I am all. Consider everything in this light. In vain did you curse the Brahmins. Extracting the fundamental basis of the construction of the universe through the knowledge of reality, be enlightened and self-assured (svastha), O intelligent one. Be free from anger and other emotions”.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
svastha (स्वस्थ).—a (S sva & stha) Easy, happy, comfortable; being in calm enjoyment (whether of bodily health and ease, of mental quiet and peace, or of outward prosperity or competence). 2 Cheap. 3 S That stays or relies on self; firm, confident, determined, resolute &c. Note. This meaning, although the literal meaning of the word, is learned and uncommon.
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svasthā (स्वस्था).—a (svastha S through H) Cheap. svasthāī f Cheapness.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
svasthā (स्वस्था) [-stā, -स्ता].—a Cheap.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
2) self-dependent, relying on one's own exertions, confident, firm, resolute; स्वस्थं तं सूचयन्तीव वञ्चितोऽसीति वीक्षितैः (svasthaṃ taṃ sūcayantīva vañcito'sīti vīkṣitaiḥ) Bu. Ch.4.37.
4) doing well, well, in health, at ease, comfortable; स्वस्थ एवास्मि (svastha evāsmi) Māl.4; स्वस्थे को वा न पण्डितः (svasthe ko vā na paṇḍitaḥ) Pt.1.127; see अखस्थ (akhastha) also.
5) contented, happy.
-stham ind. at ease, comfortably, composedly.
Svastha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sva and stha (स्थ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-sthaḥ-sthā-sthaṃ) 1. Confident, resolute, firm, relying upon one’s self. 2. Well, at ease, in health. 3. Self-sufficient. 4. Contented. E. sva self, and stha staying.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svastha (स्वस्थ).—[sva-stha], adj., f. thā, 1. Relying upon one’s self, resolute, [Pañcatantra] 106, 22; firm, [Pañcatantra] ii. [distich] 88. 2. Content, [Pañcatantra] 56, 2. 3. Well, safe, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 63, 12; healthy, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 226. 4. Selfsufficient, independent, [Nala] 2, 1 (Damayantī na svasthā babhūva Nalaṃ prati, Damayantī was dependent with regard to Nala, i. e. she was in love with Nala).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svastha (स्वस्थ).—[adjective] being in one’s natural condition, healthy, well, comfortable; [abstract] tā [feminine]
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: Stha.
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