Adishta, Ādiṣṭa: 14 definitions


Adishta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Ādiṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Adista or Adishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Adisht.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

1) Ādiṣṭa (आदिष्ट).—Prescribed for substitution; specified for an operation : cf. सिद्धे तु आदिष्टस्य युड्वचनात् (siddhe tu ādiṣṭasya yuḍvacanāt) M.Bh. on VI.1. 155; cf. also M. Bh. on VI. 1.I58 Vārt. 3; M. Bh. on IV.3.28 Vār. 5; cf. also आदिष्टाच्चैवाचः पूर्वः (ādiṣṭāccaivācaḥ pūrvaḥ) M. Bh. on I.1.57;

2) Ādiṣṭa.—Indicated or stated; आदिष्टा इमे वर्णाः (ādiṣṭā ime varṇāḥ).

Vyakarana book cover
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Ādiṣṭā (आदिष्टा) refers to “being ordered”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.54 (“Description of the duties of the chaste wife”).—Accordingly, as a Brahmin lady said to Pārvatī: “[...] When called by him she shall leave the work she is engaged in and approach him immediately. With palms joined in reverence and love she shall bow to him and say as follows. ‘O lord, be pleased to say what I have been called for’. Whenever ordered (ādiṣṭā) by him to do any job she shall do it gladly. [...]”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ādiṣṭa (आदिष्ट).—p S Ordered or commanded; prescribed or directed.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ādiṣṭa (आदिष्ट).—p Ordered; prescribed.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ādiṣṭa (आदिष्ट).—p. p.

1) Directed, commanded, advised, enjoined &c. इत्युभयमादिष्टं भवति (ityubhayamādiṣṭaṃ bhavati) Ch. Up.3.18.1.

2) Said, foretold.

3) Substituted.

-ṣṭam 1 Command, order.

2) Advice.

3) Leavings of a meal (ucchiṣṭa).

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

Ādiṣṭa (आदिष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) 1. Commanded, directed. 2. Appointed. 3. Ad- viced, enjoined. 4. Said. n.

(-ṣṭaṃ) Fragments or leavings of a meal. E. āṅ before diś to point or shew, kta aff.

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

Ādiṣṭa (आदिष्ट).—[neuter] instruction, order, command; [masculine] a sort of treaty or alliance.

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

1) Ādiṣṭa (आदिष्ट):—[=ā-diṣṭa] [from ā-diś] mfn. directed, assigned, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa i, 1, 4, 24]

2) [v.s. ...] announced, [Chāndogya-upaniṣad iii, 18, 1]

3) [v.s. ...] mentioned, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] enjoined, ordered, advised, [Śakuntalā]

5) [v.s. ...] n. command, order, instruction [commentator or commentary] on [Manu-smṛti v, 88]

6) [v.s. ...] Name of a particular kind of treaty (in making peace)

7) [v.s. ...] fragments or leavings of a meal, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Ādiṣṭa (आदिष्ट):—[ā-diṣṭa] (ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) a. Commanded, appointed, said. n. Fragments.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ādiṣṭa (आदिष्ट) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Āiṭṭha, Āesiya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Adishta in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ādiṣṭa (आदिष्ट) [Also spelled adisht]:—(a) commanded, commissioned.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ādiṣṭa (ಆದಿಷ್ಟ):—

1) [adjective] imparted with the sacred or mystical hymns.

2) [adjective] directed; commanded.

3) [adjective] (gram) substituted (as in composition).

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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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