Adishtin, Ādiṣṭin: 8 definitions


Adishtin 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 Ādiṣṭin can be transliterated into English as Adistin or Adishtin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ādiṣṭin (आदिष्टिन्).—a. One who gives orders. m. (astyarthe ini).

1) A Brāhmaṇa in the first order of his life; pupil, student (brahmacārin); आदिष्टिनो ये राजेन्द्र ब्राह्मणा वेदपारगाः (ādiṣṭino ye rājendra brāhmaṇā vedapāragāḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 13.22.17.

2) A penitent, one engaged in any expiatory rite; आदिष्टी नोदकं कुर्यादावृतस्य समापनात् (ādiṣṭī nodakaṃ kuryādāvṛtasya samāpanāt) Manusmṛti 5.88.

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

Ādiṣṭin (आदिष्टिन्).—m. (-ṣṭī) 1. A student, a Brahman in the first order. 2. A penite, one engaged in any expiatory rite. E. ādiṣṭa what is instructed, and ini aff.

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

Ādiṣṭin (आदिष्टिन्).—i. e. ā-diṣṭa + in (vb. diś), m. A student, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 88.

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

Ādiṣṭin (आदिष्टिन्).—[adjective] having received instruction; a novice.

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

1) Ādiṣṭin (आदिष्टिन्):—[=ā-diṣṭin] [from ā-diś] m. one who receives (religious) instruction, a student, Brāhman in the first order of his life, [Manu-smṛti v, 88; Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] one who gives instruction, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Ādiṣṭin (आदिष्टिन्):—[ā-diṣṭin] (ṣṭī) 5. m. A student, a brahman of the first class; a penitent, a reformer.

[Sanskrit to German]

Adishtin 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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