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     Grammar Search "śreyas" has 4 results.
     
śreyas: neuter nominative singular stem: śreyas
śreyas: neuter accusative singular stem: śreyas
śreyas: neuter vocative singular stem: śreyas
śreyas: masculine nominative singular future passive participle (has gerundive formation scheme) stem: śreya.
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śreyasmfn. (either Comparative degree of śrī-,or rather according to to native authorities of śrī-mat-or praśasya-; confer, compare Greek ) more splendid or beautiful, more excellent or distinguished, superior, preferable, better, better than (with ablative or with na-See below) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śreyasmfn. most excellent, best View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śreyasmfn. propitious, well disposed to (genitive case) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śreyasmfn. auspicious, fortunate, conducive to welfare or prosperity View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śreyasm. (in astronomy) Name of the second muhūrta- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śreyasm. of the third month (according to to a particular reckoning) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śreyasm. (with jaina-s) Name of the 11th arhat- of the present avasarpiṇī- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śreyasm. Name of a deity of the bodhi- tree View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śreyasn. (as-) the better state, the better fortune or condition (sometimes used when the subject of a sentence would seem to require the masc. form) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śreyasm. good (as opp. to"evil"), welfare, bliss, fortune, happiness etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śreyasm. the bliss of final emancipation, felicity (See śreyaḥ-pariśrāma-, column 3) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śreyasind. better, rather, rather than (used like varam-[q.v.] with na-; exempli gratia, 'for example' śreyo mṛtaṃ na jīvitam-,"better is death and not life"or"rather than life", or"death is better than life") etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śreyasind. equals dharma- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śreyasind. Name of a sāman- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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śreyas श्रेयस् a. [अतिशयेन प्रशस्यम् ईयस्सु श्रादेशः] 1 Better, preferable, superior; वर्धनाद्रक्षणं श्रेयः H.3.3; श्रेयान् स्वधर्मो विगुणः परधर्मात् स्वनुष्ठितात् । स्वधर्मे निधनं श्रेयः परधर्मो भयावहः ॥ Bg.3.35;2.5. -2 Best, most excellent, quite desirable; श्रेयो ह्यस्माकमेवं हि Māl.1.13. -3 More happy or fortunate. -4 More blessed, dearer (compar. of प्रशस्य q. v.). -n. 1 Virtue, righteous deeds, moral or religious merit. -2 Bliss, good fortune, blessing, good, welfare, felicity, a good or auspicious result; पूर्वावधीरितं श्रेयो दुःखं हि परिवर्तते Ś.7.13; धिङ् मामुपस्थितश्रेयो$वमानिनम् Ś.6; प्रतिबध्नाति हि श्रेयः पूज्यपूजाव्यतिक्रमः R.1.79; U.5.27;7.2; R.5.34. -3 Any good or auspicious occasion; Ś.7. -4 Final beatitude, absolution. -Comp. -अक्षिकाङ्क्षिन् a. desiring bliss or welfare; न राज्ञः प्रतिगृह्णन्ति प्रेत्य श्रेयो$भिकाङ्क्षिणः Ms.4.91. -अर्थिन् a. 1 seeking happiness, desirous of felicity. -2 Wishing well. -कर a. 1 promoting happiness, favourable; किंचिच्छ्रेयस्करतरं कर्मोक्तं पुरुषं प्रति Ms.12. 84. -2 propitious, auspicious. -परिश्रमः striving after absolution.
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śreyas cpv. [fr. srî] RV.: more beautiful (rare); V., C.: better, prefer- able, superior, more excellent; C.: more distinguished or illustrious; excellent, dis tinguished (rare); well-disposed to (g.), propitious(rare): sreyân, m., gnly. sreyas, n. (irrespective of the subject) -na, better than (like varam -na); n. (C.) better condi tion or fortune; welfare, good fortune, bliss.
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śreyas adjective better (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
better than (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
more excellent or distinguished (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
more splendid or beautiful (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
preferable (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
superior (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 2177/72933
śreyas noun (neuter) bliss (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
felicity (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
fortune (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
good (as opp. to "evil") (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
happiness (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the better fortune or condition (sometimes used when the subject of a sentence would seem to require the masc. form) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the better state (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the bliss of final emancipation (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
welfare (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 1333/72933
     Wordnet Search "śreyaḥ"" has 3 results.
     

śreyaḥ

mokṣaḥ, muktiḥ, kaivalyam, tathāgatiḥ, apunarbhavaḥ, śreyaḥ, niḥśreyasam, amṛtam, apavargaḥ, nirvāṇama   

jīvasya janmamaraṇabandhanāt bahirgamanam।

santaḥ mokṣaṃ prāpnuvanti।

śreyaḥ

śreyaḥ   

yaśasaḥ kāraṇam।

riyā hindībhāṣāyām adhikān aṅkān aprāpnot tasya śreyaḥ tasyāḥ śikṣikā tamisrāyāḥ asti।

śreyaḥ

muktiḥ, mokṣaḥ, kaivalyam, nirvāṇam, śreyaḥ, niḥśreyasam, apavargaḥ   

mṛtyoḥ kāraṇāt jāyamānā nityasukhāvāptiḥ।

jīrṇena rogeṇa pīḍitaḥ saḥ jīvanāt muktim icchati।









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