सत्त्व

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

सत् ‎(sat, being, living, enduring) +‎ -त्व ‎(-tva), from the root अस् ‎(as).

NounEdit

सत्त्व ‎(sattván

  1. essence
  2. goodness
  3. spirit
  4. existence
  5. being, entity, creature
  6. reality

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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 1135
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