Adhishi, Adhiśī: 3 definitions


Adhishi 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 Adhiśī can be transliterated into English as Adhisi or Adhishi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhiśī (अधिशी).—2 A. To lie or sleep upon, sleep in, rest or recline upon; (with acc. of place); अध्यशेरत बृहद्भुजान्तरम् (adhyaśerata bṛhadbhujāntaram) R.19.32; अमुम् (amum)...अधिशेते (adhiśete) 13.6;16.49; शिलापट्टमधिशयाना (śilāpaṭṭamadhiśayānā) Ś.3; अध्यशयिष्ट गाम् (adhyaśayiṣṭa gām) Bhaṭṭikāvya 15.114; चन्द्रापीडः शयनतलमाधिशिश्ये (candrāpīḍaḥ śayanatalamādhiśiśye) K.98,26; Kirātārjunīya 1.38; Daśakumāracarita 112; to dwell, inhabit लङ्कावनं सिंहसमोऽधिशेते (laṅkāvanaṃ siṃhasamo'dhiśete) Bhaṭṭikāvya 1.36; to sit in; अथाधिशिश्ये प्रयतः प्रदोषे रथम् (athādhiśiśye prayataḥ pradoṣe ratham) R.5.28. -Caus. To cause to sleep on; दर्भशय्यामधिशाय्य (darbhaśayyāmadhiśāyya) Daśakumāracarita 15 placing on.

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

Adhiśī (अधिशी).—lie in or on, mount, enter ([accusative], [rarely] [locative]).

Adhiśī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhi and śī (शी).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhiśī (अधिशी):—[=adhi-√śī] to lie down upon, to lie upon, to sleep upon ([locative case], but generally [accusative])

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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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