satva सत्व

Definition: an aspect of सत्ता of the type.of the static existence possessed by substantives as contrasted with भाव the dynamic type of existence possessed by verbs; cf. भावप्रधानमाख्यातम् ! सत्त्वप्रधानानि नामानि. Nir. I: cf also सत्त्वाभिधायकं नाम निपातः पादपूरण: R.Pr. XII. 8. V. Pr. VIII. 50.


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