Anishtadushtadhi, Aniṣṭaduṣṭadhī, Anishta-dushtadhi: 3 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Aniṣṭaduṣṭadhī can be transliterated into English as Anistadustadhi or Anishtadushtadhi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aniṣṭaduṣṭadhī (अनिष्टदुष्टधी).—a. having an evil and corrupt mind.

Aniṣṭaduṣṭadhī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aniṣṭa and duṣṭadhī (दुष्टधी).

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

Aniṣṭaduṣṭadhī (अनिष्टदुष्टधी):—[=an-iṣṭa-duṣṭa-dhī] [from an-iṣṭa] mfn. having an evil and corrupt mind.

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

Aniṣṭaduṣṭadhī (अनिष्टदुष्टधी):—[bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-dhīḥ-dhīḥ-dhi) Of a bad and wicked disposition or mind. (Another and apparently more correct reading of this word is ariṣṭaduṣṭadhī q. v.) E. aniṣṭaduṣṭa (Dwandwa) and dhī.

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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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