n. (for 2.See underśas-) invocation, praise (applied to any hymn recited either audibly or inaudibly, as opp. to stoma-,which is sung, but especially the verses recited by the hotṛ- and his assistant as an accompaniment to the graha-s at the soma- libation)
शस्त्रम् [शस्-ष्ट्रन्] 1 A weapon, arms; क्षमाशस्त्रं करे यस्य दुर्जनः किं करिष्यति Subhāṣ; R.2.4;3.51,52;5.28. -2 An instrument, a tool in general. -3 Iron; गृहीतशस्त्राः क्रोशन्ति चर्मिणो वाजिपृष्ठगाः Mb.6.2.29. -4 Steel. -5 A hymn of praise (स्तोत्र). -6 Repetition, recitation. -Comp. -अङ्गा a kind of sorrel. -अभ्यासः the practice of arms, military exercise. -अयसम् 1 steel. -2 iron. -अवपातः injury by weapon; शस्त्रावपाते गर्भस्य पातने चोत्तमो दमः Y.2.277. -अस्त्रम् 1 weapons for striking and throwing, arms and missiles; शस्त्रास्त्रभृत्त्वं क्षत्रस्य Ms.1.79. -2 arms or weapons generally. -आख्यम् iron. -आजीवः, -उपजीविन् m. a professional soldier; Kau. A.1.3. -उद्यमः lifting up a weapon (to strike). -उपकरणम् arms or instruments of war, military apparatus. -कर्मन् any surgical operation. -कारः an armourer. -कोपः
war, battle. -ककोषः the sheath or scabbard of any weapon. -क्षारः borax. -ग्रहः battle, fight. -ग्राहिन् a. taking up or wearing arms (for battle); शस्त्रग्राही ब्राह्मणो जामदग्न्यः U.5.33. -चिकित्सा surgery. -जीविन्, -वृत्ति m. one living by the use of arms, a professional soldier. -देवता the deity presiding over weapons. -धरः = शस्त्रभृत् q. v. -निपातनम् a surgical operation. -न्यासः laying down arms; so शस्त्र (परि) त्यागः. -पाणि a. bearing arms, armed. (-m.) an armed warrior. -पदम् incision; Suśr. -पूत a. 'purified by arms', rendered pure or absolved from guilt by being killed with a weapon on the battle-field; अशस्त्रपूतं निर्व्याजम् (महामांसम्) Māl.5.12; (see Jagaddhara's explanation of the word); अहमपि तस्य मिथ्याप्रतिज्ञावैलक्ष्यसंपादितमशस्त्रपूतं मरणमुपदशामि Ve.2. -प्रहारः a wound inflicted with a weapon. -भृत् m. 1 a soldier, warrior; रामः शस्त्रभृतामहम् Bg.1.31; न तद् यशः शस्त्रभृतां क्षिणोति R.2.4. -2 an armed man. -मार्जः a weapon-cleaner, an armourer, a furbisher. -विद्या, -शास्त्रम् the science of archery, see धनुर्वेद. -वृत्तिः a professional soldier; पुरुषा शस्त्रवृत्तयः Ms. 12.45. -व्यवहारः practice of weapons. -शास्त्रम् military science. -संहतिः f. 1 a collection of arms. -2 an arsenal. -संपातः a sudden fall of a number of weapons. -हत a. killed by a weapon. ˚चतुर्दशी N. of a particular 14th day sacred to the memory of fallen warriors. -हस्त a. armed. (-स्तः) an armed man.
n. surgical opera ation; -kali, m. duel with swords; -kopa, m. raging of the sword or war; -graha, m. taking to the sword, combat; -grâhaka, a. bearing arms, armed; -ghâta, m.stroke of the sword; -devatâ, f. goddess of war (only pl.); -dhârana, n. bearing of the sword; -nidhana, a. dying by the sword; -nir yâna, a. id.; -nyâsa, m. laying down of arms, abstention from war; -pâni, a. hold ing a sword in one's hand; -pânin, a. id. (metr.); -pâta, m. cut with a knife; -pra hâra, m. sword-cut; -bhrit, a. bearing arms, armed; m. warrior; -vat, a. armed with a sword; -vihita, pp. inflicted with a weapon; -vritti, a.living by the sword, following the profession of arms; -vrana-maya, a. consist ing in wounds caused by weapons; -sikshâ, f. skill with the sword; -sampâta, m. dis charge of missiles, conflict; -hata, pp. slain with the sword.
Is the technical term for the ‘recitation’ of the Hotr priest, as opposed to the Stotra of the Udgātṛ. The recitations at the morning offering of Soma are called the Ajya and Praūga ; at the midday offering, the Marutvatīya and the Niṣkevalya; at the evening offering, the Vaiśvadeva and the Agnimāruta.
noun (neuter) a razor (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an instrument for cutting or wounding (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
any instrument or tool (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
any weapon (even applied to an arrow) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
dagger (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
iron (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
knife (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
steel (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
sword (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
tīkṣṇaloha Frequency rank 474/72933
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