sahasra सहस्र

Definition: n. (rarely) m. (perhaps fr. 7, sa-+ hasra-= Greek for ; confer, compare Persian haza1r) a thousand (with the counted object in the same case sg. or plural exempli gratia, 'for example' sahasreṇa bāhunā-,"with a thousand arms"; sahasraṃ bhiṣajaḥ-,"a thousand drugs";or in the genitive case exempli gratia, 'for example' dv-sahāsre suvarṇasya-,"two thousand pieces of gold"; catvāri- sahasrāṇ varṣāṇam-,"four thousand years";sometimes in compound,either in the beginning of a compound exempli gratia, 'for example' yuga-sahāsram-,"a thousand ages" , or in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' exempli gratia, 'for example' sahāsrāśvena-,"with a thousand horses"; sahasram sahasram-may also be used as an ind. exempli gratia, 'for example' sahasram riṣibhiḥ-,"with a thousand ṛṣi-s";with other numerals it is used thus, ekādhikaṃ sahasram-,or eka-sahasram-,"a thousand + one", 1001; dvyadhikaṃ s-,"a thousand + two" , 1002; ekādaśādhikam ssahasram- or ekādaśaṃ s-or ekādaśa-s-,"a thousand + eleven"or"a thousand having eleven", 1011; viṃśaty-adhikaṃ s-or vimaṃ s-,"a thousand + twenty", 1020; dve sahasre-or dvi-sahacram-,"two thousand"; trīṇi sahasrāṇi-or tri-sahasram-,"three thousand"etc.) etc.

Dictionary: Monier-Williams
Literary Sources: Hariv., RV., Ra1jat., Mn., Mn., RV., RV.
Wikipedia: No Wiki page found.
Wiki Articles:

Part of Speech: Coming soon
Gender: Coming soon

No commentaries yet.

comments powered by Disqus


Parse Time: 0.170s Search Word: sahasra Input Encoding: IAST: sahasra