Urusattva, Uru-sattva: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Urusattva (उरुसत्त्व).—a. of mighty or great strength, powerful; सिंहोरुसत्त्वं निजगाद सिंहः (siṃhorusattvaṃ nijagāda siṃhaḥ) R.2.33; magnanimous, of a noble nature.

Urusattva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uru and sattva (सत्त्व).

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

Urusattva (उरुसत्त्व).—mfn.

(-ttvaḥ-ttvā-ttvaṃ) Magnanimous, of a lofty nature. E. uru and sattva disposition.

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

Urusattva (उरुसत्त्व):—[=uru-sattva] [from uru] mfn. magnanimous, of a generous or noble nature.

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

Urusattva (उरुसत्त्व):—[uru-sattva] (ttvaḥ-ttvā-ttvaṃ) a. Magnanimous.

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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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