This page has two definitions of shanti in English. Shanti is a interjection and noun. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .
Transliteration of Sanskrit शान्ति (śānti, “calmness, peace, tranquillity; quietness, rest”), from शम् (śam, “to exert or fatigue oneself, toil at; to become tired, come to an end, finish, stop; to be calm, contented, quiet, or satisfied; to calm, pacify, settle, soothe”) (from Proto-Indo-European *ḱemh₂- (“to exert oneself, toil”)) + -ति (-ti, suffix denoting a state of being).
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ʃɑːnti/
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- (General American) IPA(key): /ʃɑnti/, [-ɾi]
- (India) IPA(key): /ˈʃaːnθi/
- Rhymes: -ɑːnti
- Hyphenation: shan‧ti
- (Hinduism) A call for peace, often recited three times as a prayer for peace of the soul.