San Terms

San in Hindu is linked with Can in Maya and means The Four Powerful Ones Cited from website: Sacred texts In Greek San is an obsolete letter which was replaced by Sigma and is linked with Shin and Yzadi (Tsade). It looks like an M or an M with one side extended. It was last used in the 6th c BC according to Wikipedia. Quoted from Website: Wikipedia San also means 3 in Chinese as in San Qing (3 Pure Ones) In Naga Script San (cf.. Zan) = 4 Cologne Sanskrit Dictionary: san in comp. for {sat}. 1568 san 1 cl. 1. P. , 8. P. A1.{sa4nati}, {-te} or {sanoti}, {sanute} (A1. rare and only in non-conjugational tenses ; pf. {sasAna} RV. ; p. {sasava4s} ib. f. {sasanuSI} Br. ; {sasanivas} or {senivas} Gr. ; {sene} ib. ; aor. {asAniSam} [Subj. {saniSat} A1. {saniSAsmahe} , {saniSanta}] RV. ; Impv. {saniSantu}; {seSam}, {set}; {asAta} Gr. ; Prec. {sanyAt}, {sAyAt}. ; fut. {sanitA} ; {saniSyati} inf. {sanitum} Gr.) to gain , acquire , obtain as a gift , possess , enjoy to gain for another , procure , bestow , give , distribute (A1.) to be successful , be granted or fulfilled Pass. {sanyate} or {sAyate} {sAnayati} (aor. {asISaNat}) Gr.: Desid. of Caus. {sisAnayiSati}. Desid. {sisaniSati} (Gr.) or {si4SAsati} (? {sISatI} to wish to acquire or obtain to wish to procure or bestow {saMsanyate} , {sAsAyate} , {saMsanti} (Gr. to gain or acquire repeatedly (only 3. pl. {saniSNata} 1569 san 2 in {go-San} q.v. 1570 san 3 (in gram.) a technical term for the syllable {sa} or sign of the desiderative. 1571 san 4 N. of an era (current in Bengal and reckoned from 593 A.D.) , RTL ; 433. 1572 sana 1 m. (for 2. see p. 1141 , col. 1) gain , acquisition (in {ahaM-sana} and {su-SaNa} , qq. vv.) ; presenting , offering Three- San Yuan, San Xian, San Si, San Bei San is three. San Yuan refers to the three official titles of Zhuang Yuan, Hui Yuan and Jie Yuan, and it usually means three ingredients in one dish, like San Yuan Duck and San Yuan Beef. San Xian means three tasty ingredients, normally refers to ham, chicken and bamboo shoots, for examples, Liu San Xian and San Xian Noodles. San Si refers to three types of ingredients in jullienne form, for examples, Hui San Si and Kou San Si. San Bei means three types of ingredients in white color, for example fish, chicken, etc http://www.yutopian.com/cooking/numbers.html San is also the name of the oldest tribes: Southwest Africa The area is a homeland of the Bushmen or San people, whose language is distinguished by its many click sounds. But the San in the past might not have been restricted to where they are now, she said. The San are thought to have once occupied a much larger area, one that probably stretched from southern Africa up the east coast to as far as present-day Ethiopia. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/01/science/01eden.html?ref=world