Ahosvit, Āhosvit, Aho-svit: 4 definitions


Ahosvit 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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āhosvit (आहोस्वित्).—ind. a particle implying doubt, 'or perhaps', or 'may ... may it be' &c. (corr. of kim); आहोस्वित्प्रसवो ममापचरितैर्विष्टम्भितो वीरुधाम् (āhosvitprasavo mamāpacaritairviṣṭambhito vīrudhām) Ś.5.9; किं द्विजः पचति आहोस्विद् गच्छति (kiṃ dvijaḥ pacati āhosvid gacchati) P.VIII.1.44 Sk.

Āhosvit is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āho and svit (स्वित्).

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

Āhosvit (आहोस्वित्).—ind. A particle implying doubt. E. āho and svit aff.

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

Āhosvit (आहोस्वित्):—[=āho-svit] [from āho] ind. an interrogative particle (often after kim e.g. kim īśvarānapekṣikam āho svid īśvarāpekṣam, ‘is it independent of God or dependent on God?’)

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

Āhosvit (आहोस्वित्):—[āho+svit] ind. A particle of doubt.

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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