sruti

noun
sru·ti
variants: or shruti \ˈs(h)ru̇tē \
plural -s

Definition of sruti 

1 often capitalized : the first class of shastras also : a text of this class

2 : one of the microtones of the musical scale of India

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History and Etymology for sruti

Sanskrit śruti what is heard, from śṛṇoti he hears

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