Trisahasra, Trishahasra: 6 definitions



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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Trisahasra.—(EI 31), also called trisahasra-vidyā; certain sciences. Note: trisahasra is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Trisahasra (त्रिसहस्र).—f. °rā or (once, compare trisāhasrī) °rī, adj., consisting of 3,000 (worlds), sc. a world-system of that extent; the word lokadhātu seems to be always lacking; only in verses, and °sah° seems to be m.c. for the regular °sāh° (despite Pali sahassī; °sāh° seems unknown in Pali): ceti bhu (= abhūt; so divide) trisahasraḥ Lalitavistara 368.18 (verse, see s.v. ceti); °srāyāṃ Suvarṇabhāsottamasūtra 63.5 (verse); trisahasri (acc. sg., for °rīṃ; the only ī-stem form) Daśabhūmikasūtra.g. 40(66).4, and °ra (acc. sg., for °rāṃ or °raṃ) 10. See also s.v. triḥsahasra (°rā).

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Trisāhasrā (त्रिसाहस्रा).—(sc. lokadhātu), = °srī: °srāṃ bahurat-nadharāṃ…Mahāvastu i.80.9 (prose); imāṃ °rāṃ i.236.15 (verse); °srāya yāvatā (see this) ii.302.20. No noun expressed.

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

Triṣāhasra (त्रिषाहस्र).—[adjective] consisting of 3000.

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

1) Triṣāhasra (त्रिषाहस्र):—[=tri-ṣāhasra] [from tri] (tri-) mfn. (= -sāh) consisting of 3000 [Taittirīya-saṃhitā v; Śulba-sūtra]

2) Trisāhasra (त्रिसाहस्र):—[=tri-sāhasra] [from tri] n., [3000, x, 58, 50]

3) [v.s. ...] mf(ī)n. consisting of 3000 [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Triṣāhasra (त्रिषाहस्र):—Adj. aus 300 bestehend [Taittirīyasaṃhitā 5,6,8,2.3.] [Śulbasūtra 2,81.] Vgl. triṣāhasra.

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Trisāhasra (त्रिसाहस्र):——

1) Adj. (f. ī) aus 3000 bestehend. Vgl. triṣāhasra. —

2) n. drei Tausend [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 10,58,50.]

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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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