Syat, Syāt: 7 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Syāt (स्यात्).—ind. (Strictly 3rd. pers. sing. of the Potential of as 'to be') It may be, perhaps, per chance.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Syāt (स्यात्) or Siyāti.—(as in Pali, AMg. siyā; in only Jain Sanskrit, see [Boehtlingk and Roth]), perhaps; common at end of Jātaka stories, usually: syāt khalu (punar) bhikṣavaḥ yuṣmākam (rarely omitted) evam asyā (or asyāt), it may be, however, monks, that you may have the idea…, Mahāvastu ii.64.2; 68.13; 72.4, 8, 10; 81.17; 83.7; 89.1, 3, 6; 94.5, 8; 113.16; 114.3; 176.15; 219.4; iii.76.18, and often in Mahāvastu; so in Mahāvastu i.45.1, 5, 8, 11, read siyāti (§ 29.41; Senart siyā ti) punar…evam asya syāt; yasyeha pariśeṣaṃ syān (so mss. ii.3.7, in i.199.9 syā) nārīye (°yo) jīvitaṃ bhavet Mahāvastu i.199.9 = ii.3.7 (verse), of what woman there may be perchance remaining in this world a life (of ten months and seven days); Senart reads syā in both places and takes it for the pronoun asyāḥ, which seems to me impossible (§ 21.84).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Syāt (स्यात्).—Ind. It may be perhaps, perchance, &c.; implying doubt, as syādasti, syānnāsti it may be, it may not be. E. The verbal conditional form used as a particle, or third person singular of the potential of as .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Syāt (स्यात्):—ind. (3. sg. [Potential] of √1. as) it may be, perhaps, perchance ([especially] used in Jaina works and occurring in 7 formulas, viz. 1. syād asti, ‘perhaps it is [under certain circumstances]’; 2. syān nāsti, ‘perh° it is not, etc.’; 3. syād asti ca nāsti ca, ‘perh° it is and is not [under certain circumstances]’; 4. syād avaktavyaḥ, ‘perh° it is not expressible in words’; 5. syād asti cāvaktavyaḥ, ‘perhaps it is and is not expressible in words’; 6. syān nāsti cāvaktavyaḥ, ‘perhaps it is not and is and is not expressible in words’; 7. syād asti ca nāsti cāvaktavyaḥ), [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Syāt (स्यात्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Siā.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Syāt (स्यात्):—(ind) perhaps.
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Ends with (+50): Abhilashyat, Abhishyat, Abhisoshyat, Abhyasyat, Acarishyat, Adasyat, Adrishyat, Agamishyat, Aishyat, Akarishyat, Akshyat, Anagamishyat, Anavasyat, Anumarishyat, Anvishyat, Apashyat, Apradvishyat, Arishyat, Arkshyat, Astameshyat.
Full-text (+529): Pranayatrika, Syadvada, Syadvadin, Grahuka, Abhigamin, Pancasugandhaka, Trasyat, Namasyat, Paryasyat, Paryyasyat, Prayasyat, Manavasya, Yasyat, Anavasyat, Nirasyat, Prakaruka, Vidhasyat, Avaharika, Antodatta, Tvamidrisha.
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A study of the philosophy of Jainism (by Deepa Baruah)
Chapter II.g - The doctrine of Syādvāda (doctrine of conditional predications) < [Chapter II - Jaina theory of Knowledge]
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 5.16.25 < [Chapter 16 - Comforting Sri Radha and the Gopis]
Verse 5.17.14 < [Chapter 17 - The Gopis Describe Their Remembrance of Sri Krsna]
Verse 4.6.21 < [Chapter 6 - The Story of the Ayodhyā Women]
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 4.5.9 < [Sukta 5]
Rig Veda 1.38.4 < [Sukta 38]
Rig Veda 8.14.1 < [Sukta 14]
Jain Science and Spirituality (by Medhavi Jain)
5.2. Syadavada < [Chapter 4 - Main Theory and Practices in Jainism]
5.1. Non-absolutism (Introduction—Anekantavada) < [Chapter 4 - Main Theory and Practices in Jainism]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.3.156 < [Chapter 3 - Bhajana (loving service)]
Verse 2.1.180 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]
Verse 2.2.115 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)