What is another word for shastan?

3 synonyms found


[ ʃˈastən], [ ʃˈastən], [ ʃ_ˈa_s_t_ə_n]

Synonyms for Shastan:

  • n.

    communication (noun) Other relevant words: (noun)

How to use "Shastan" in context?

The word 'shastan' is derived from the Sanskrit word 'shastra,' which means 'a register, collection, or book.' In ancient India, shastra referred to The Vedas, the oldest and most important Hindu scriptures. Shastras cover topics such as religion, philosophy, mathematics, astronomy, and earth science. Additionally, shastra also refers to texts on courtly etiquette, music, dance, playwriting, and dramaturgy.

The first use of the word 'shastan' in English was in the 1662 book, A right excellent and Complete English Dictionary by Samuel Johnson.

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