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 sthavira [ sthavira ]


°viṣṭha, See p. 1265




sthávira [ sthavira ]

mf ( ā or ī ) n. ( cf. sthāvara, p. 1264 ) broad, thick, compact, solid, strong, powerful RV. AV. Br. MBh. Hariv.

old, ancient, venerable ( °re kāle or bhāve, ' in old age ' ) Br. etc.

m. an old man W.

( with Buddhists ) an ' Elder ' ( N. of the oldest and most venerable Bhikshus ) MWB. 184 ; 255 etc.

N. of Brahmā L.

( pl. ) N. of a school ( also ārya-sth° ) Buddh.

( ā ), f. an old woman MW.

a kind of plant L.

( am ), n. benzoin L.



sthávira-gāthā [ sthaviragAthA ]

f. a partic. section of Buddhist writings Divyâv



sthávira-dāru [ sthaviradAru ]

n. a kind of wood Bhpr.



sthávira-dyuti [ sthaviradyuti ]

mfn. having the dignity of an ' Elder ' ( cf. above ) MBh.



sthávira-sthavira [ sthavirasthavira ]

m. pl. ( prob. ) the most venerable of the ' Elders ' Divyâv



sthavirâyus [ sthavirAyus ]

mfn. one who has attained to old age Hariv.



sthavirâvalī-carita [ sthavirAvalIcarita ]

n. N. of a Jaina wk.