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Sa (Sanskrit)

In Sanskrit Sa is one of the seed syllables.
 
Cologne Sanskrit Dictionary: Sa 1 the second of the three sibilants (it belongs to the cerebral class , and is sometimes substituted for {s} , and more rarely for {z} , and occasionally interchangeable with {kh} ; in sound it corresponds to {S} on the English word {Sun} ; many roots which begin with {s} are written in the Dhatu-patha with {S} , prob. to show that their initial {s} is liable to be cerebralized after certain prepositions). 2 Sa 2 mfn. (only L. ; for 3. {Sa} see below) best , excellent ; wise , learned ; m. loss , destruction ; loss of knowledge ; end , term ; rest , remainder ; eternal happiness , final emancipation heaven , paradise sleep learned man , teacher a nipple ; = {kaca} ; = {mAnava} ; = {sarva} ; = {garbhavimocana} ; n. the embryo ; (accord.to some) patience , endurance. 3 Sa 3 mfn. = {SaS} ifc. (in {paJca-Sa} q.v.) 4 sa 1 the last of the three sibilants (it belongs to the dental class and in sound corresponds to {s} in {sin}). -1. 5 sa 2 (in prosody) an anapest ($-). -2. 6 sa 3 (in music) an abbreviated term for {SaD-ja} (see p. 1109 , col. 2). 7 sa 4 (only L.) m. a snake air , wind ; a bird N. of Vishnu or Siva ; ({A}) f. N. of Lakshmi or Gauri ; n. knowledge ; meditation ; a carriage road ; a fence. 8 sa 5 mfn. (fr. {san}) procuring , bestowing (only ifc. ; cf. {palu-Sa} and {priya-sa}). 9 sa 6 the actual base for the nom. case of the 3rd pers. pron. ....similarly , to denote emphasis , with {bhavAn} ... n the Samkhya {sa} , like {eSa} , {ka} , and {ya} , is used to denote Purusha , the Universal Soul ) Tamil Sa Auspiciousness Etruscan Sa, sa, sa-S, Sa-s "six" [am91, az96, cb, mcv] "four" [g/lb83, vs/amr 189] "four or six" [mc91, mp68, pa, dep] http://etruscans1.tripod.com/Language/EtruscanSA.html
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