See also: sita, sità, sitã, sită, sitä, and sitą́

EnglishEdit

 
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Sita with Rāma during the coronation.

Alternative formsEdit

Seeta, Seetha

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit सीता (sītā, furrow).

Proper nounEdit

Sita

  1. (Hinduism) A goddess, the consort of Rāma.
  2. A female given name from Sanskrit mainly used in India.
    • 2000 Zadie Smith, White Teeth, Penguin, →ISBN, page 327:
      It is only this late in the day, and possibly only in Willesden, that you can find best friends Sita and Sharon, constantly mistaken for each other because Sita is white (her mother liked the name) and Sharon is Pakistani (her mother thought it best — less trouble).

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Puranic Encyclopedia: a comprehensive dictionary with special reference to the epic and Puranic literature, Vettam Mani, Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi, 1975, p. 720.

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short for Teresita.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: si‧ta

NounEdit

Sita

  1. a nickname for Rosita, Teresita, etc.