Abhinishthana, Abhiniṣṭhāna: 2 definitions



Abhinishthana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Abhiniṣṭhāna can be transliterated into English as Abhinisthana or Abhinishthana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhiniṣṭhāna (अभिनिष्ठान).—m.

(-naḥ) 1. The soft aspirate. 2. A letter of the alphabet. E. abhi and ni before ṣṭhā to stay or stand, affix lyuṭ.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhiniṣṭhāna (अभिनिष्ठान):—[abhi-niṣṭhāna] (naḥ) 1. m. The soft aspirate; a letter of the alphabet.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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