Adhuta, Ādhūta, Ādhuta: 9 definitions


Adhuta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)

One of the Twenty-four Heads. Ādhuta: slightly raising and turning the head sharply. Usage: everything, looking at one’s own body, looking at the sides with an upward glance, abihty to perform an action, dignity.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ādhūta : (pp. of ādhunāti) shaken off; removed.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Ādhuta, (ā + dhuta1) shaken, moved (by the wind, i. e. fanned Vv 394 (v. l. adhuta which is perhaps to be preferred, i. e. not shaken, cp. vātadhutaṃ Dāvs.V, 49; VvA.178 expls. by saṇikaṃ vidhūpayamāna, i. e. gently fanned). (Page 100)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ādhūta (आधूत).—a. Shaken, agitated.

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

Ādhuta (आधुत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Shaken, trembling. E. āṅ before dhu or dhū to tremble, affix kta; it is also long, ādhūta.

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Ādhūta (आधूत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Shaken, agitated, trembling. E. āṅ before dhūta shaken.

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

Ādhūta (आधूत).—[adjective] shaken, vexed, tormented.

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

1) Ādhuta (आधुत):—[=ā-dhuta] [from ā-dhū] mf(ā and ī [Tārānātha tarkavācaspati’s Vācaspatyam, Sanskrit dictionary])n. = the next.

2) Ādhūta (आधूत):—[=ā-dhūta] [from ā-dhū] mf(ā)n. shaken, agitated, [Raghuvaṃśa; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] disturbed, trembling, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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

1) Ādhuta (आधुत):—[ā-dhuta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Shaken.

2) Ādhūta (आधूत):—[ā-dhūta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Shaken.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ādhūta (ಆಧೂತ):—[adjective] shaken; stirred; agitated; perturbed.

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Ādhūta (ಆಧೂತ):—[noun] (dance) the lifting up of the head obliquely and keeping it in that position for a moment to show one’s body with pride, self-adulation, etc.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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