सूत

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀲𑀼𑀢𑁆𑀢 (sutta), from Sanskrit सूत्र (sūtra). Doublet of सूत्र (sūtra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

सूत (sūtm

  1. thread, string
  2. cotton

Declension[edit]

Declension of सूत
singular plural
direct सूत (sūt) सूत (sūt)
oblique सूत (sūt) सूतों (sūtõ)
vocative सूत (sūt) सूतो (sūto)

Derived terms[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

सूत (sūta)

  1. urged, impelled

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

सूत (sūta)

  1. born, engendered
  2. one that has, brought forth (young)

Noun[edit]

सूत (sūtam

  1. quicksilver
  2. the sun
  3. a young quadruped
  4. written for सुता (sutā).

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

सूत (sūtam

  1. charioteer, driver, groom, equerry, master of the horse (especially an attendant on a king who in earlier literature is often mentioned together with the ग्रामणी (grāma-ṇī́); in the epics also a royal herald or bard, whose business was to proclaim the heroic actions of the king and his ancestors, while he drove his chariot to battle, or on state occasions, and who had therefore to know by heart portions of the epic poems and ancient ballads; he is the son of a क्षत्रिय (kṣatriya) by a ब्राह्मणी (brāhmaṇī) or of a Brahman [accord. to शाश्वत (śāśvata) also of a शूद्र (śūdra)] and a क्षत्रिया (kṣatriyā); the most celebrated sūta was लोमहर्षण (loma-harṣaṇa) who was a pupil of व्यास (vyāsa))
  2. carpenter, wheelwright
  3. name of a son of विश्वामित्र (viśvāmitra)

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 1239