Literally ‘elder,’ is used as a sort of epithet of several men; Sthavira śākalya occurs in the Aitareya Araṇ- yaka and the śāñkhāyana Araṇyaka, and Sthavira Jātūkarṇya in the Kausītaki Brāhmaṇa. Cf. the names Hrasva and Dīrgha.
adjective ancient (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
broad (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
old (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
solid (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
strong (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
thick (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
venerable (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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