Anishita, Aniśita: 6 definitions



Anishita 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 Aniśita can be transliterated into English as Anisita or Anishita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aniśita (अनिशित).—a. Ved. Not resting or reposing, incessant; याद्राध्यं वरुणो योनिमप्यमनिशितं निमिषि जर्भुराणः (yādrādhyaṃ varuṇo yonimapyamaniśitaṃ nimiṣi jarbhurāṇaḥ) Rv.2.38.8, and 9.96.2. °सर्ग (sarga) incessantly flowing; Rv.1.89.4.

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

Aniśita (अनिशित).—[adjective] uninterrupted; [neuter] [adverb]

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

Aniśita (अनिशित):—[=a-niśita] [from a-niśa] mfn. incessant, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

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

Aniśita (अनिशित):—m. f. n.

(-taḥ-tā-tam) (ved.) Restless, incessant(?). E. aniśi (a denom. from aniśa), kṛt aff. kta(?). (Meaning and etymology of this word are doubtful. According to the native commentaries it would be a [tatpurusha compound] compounded of a neg. and niśita, sharpened, sharp, and would mean either:

1) not sharp, not injurious, or:

2) not difficult, easy, or

3) not slender, not little; but these explanations, when applied to the passages to which they refer, seem artificial.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Aniśita (अनिशित):—adj. nicht ruhend, ununterbrochen: aniśato si sapatna.ṣit [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 1, 29.] ([Mahīdhara]: nitarāṃ śitastikṣṇīkṛto niśitastathā na bhavatītyaniśitaḥ). tasmādime manuṣyāḥ suptvā prabudhyante te niśitāścarācarāḥ [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 4, 1, 2, 25.] aniśitam adv.: aniśitaṃ ni.iṣi.jarbhurāṇaḥ [Ṛgveda 2, 38, 8.] — Verwandt mit dem vorhergehenden Worte, vielleicht eine Schwächung von aniśīta d. i. aniśayita; vgl. auch den folg. Artikel.

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Aniśita (अनिशित):—[Taittirīyasaṃhitā 4, 7, 15, 4.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Aniśita (अनिशित):—Adj. und aniśitam Adv. rastlos.

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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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