Svatavas, Sva-tavas: 4 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svatavas (स्वतवस्).—adj. possessed of own or innate strength,
Svatavas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sva and tavas (तवस्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svatavas (स्वतवस्).—[adjective] ([nominative] vān) self-strong, conscious of one’s own strength.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Svatavas (स्वतवस्):—[=sva-tavas] [from sva] mfn. (sva-) ([nominative case] -tavān) self-strong, inherently powerful, valiant, [Ṛg-veda; Kāṭhaka; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] firmly rooted (said of a mountain), [Ṛg-veda]
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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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