Difference between revisions of "sthavira"
Latest revision as of 02:32, 20 August 2008
Related Sanskrit Words:
Derived Words in Other Languages:
स्थविर 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.