Agrahasta, Agra-hasta: 10 definitions

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Agrahasta 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Agrahasta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agrahasta (अग्रहस्त).—(°kara; °pāṇiḥ,) the forepart of the hand or arm; अग्रहस्तेन गृहीत्वा प्रसादयैनाम् (agrahastena gṛhītvā prasādayainām) Ratnāvalī 3; forepart of the trunk (of an elephant); often used for a finger or fingers taken collectively; शीतलस्ते °स्तः (śītalaste °staḥ) Mṛcchakaṭika 3; अतिसाध्वसेन वेपते मे °स्तः (atisādhvasena vepate me °staḥ) Ratnāvalī 1; कुसुमित इव ते °स्तः प्रतिभाति (kusumita iva te °staḥ pratibhāti) M.1.; प्रसारिते °स्ते (prasārite °ste) M.4; °हस्तात्प्रभ्रष्टं पुष्पभाजनम् (hastātprabhraṣṭaṃ puṣpabhājanam) Ś.4. slipped from the fingers; also the right hand; अथ °हस्ते मुकुलीकृताङ्गुलौ (atha °haste mukulīkṛtāṅgulau) Kumārasambhava 5.63. (agraścāsau hastaśca Malli.). Kirātārjunīya 5.29.

Agrahasta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agra and hasta (हस्त).

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

Agrahasta (अग्रहस्त).—m.

(-staḥ) 1. The tip of the extended hand. 2. The tip of an elephant’s trunk. 3. The right or better hand. E. agra, hasta hand &c.

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

Agrahasta (अग्रहस्त).—m. 1. the tip of the extended hand, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 23, 4. 2. the tip of an elephant’s trunk, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 107.

Agrahasta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agra and hasta (हस्त).

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

Agrahasta (अग्रहस्त).—[masculine] tip of the hand (i.e. finger) or of an elephant’s trunk.

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

1) Agrahasta (अग्रहस्त):—[=agra-hasta] [from agra] m. = -pāṇi

2) [v.s. ...] the tip of an elephant’s trunk, [Vikramorvaśī]

3) [v.s. ...] finger, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Agrahasta (अग्रहस्त):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-staḥ) 1) The tip of the extended hand.

2) The tip of an elephant’s trunk.

3) ([karmadharaya compound]) The right or better hand. E. agra and hasta.

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

Agrahasta (अग्रहस्त):—[agra-hasta] (staḥ) 1. m. Right hand; tip of it; tip of the elephant’s trunk.

[Sanskrit to German]

Agrahasta in German

context information

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

[«previous next»] — Agrahasta in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Agrahasta (ಅಗ್ರಹಸ್ತ):—[noun] the forepart of the hand.

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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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