Asatha, Asaṭha, Ashatha, Aśaṭha: 10 definitions


Asatha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 Aśaṭha can be transliterated into English as Asatha or Ashatha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

asaṭha : (adj.) honest; not fraudulent.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Asaṭha, (adj.) (a + saṭha) without guile, not fraudulent, honest D. III, 47, 55, 237; DhA. I, 69. (Page 87)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aśaṭha (अशठ).—a. Sincere, honest; अजिह्यस्याशठस्य च दासवर्गस्य भागधेयम् (ajihyasyāśaṭhasya ca dāsavargasya bhāgadheyam) Manusmṛti 3.246.

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

Aśaṭha (अशठ).—mfn.

(-ṭhaḥ-ṭhā-ṭhaṃ) Virtuous, good. E. a neg. śaṭha wicked.

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

Aśaṭha (अशठ).—adj. honest, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 246.

Aśaṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and śaṭha (शठ).

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

Aśaṭha (अशठ).—[adjective] not deceitful, honest.

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

Aśaṭha (अशठ):—[=a-śaṭha] mf(ā)n. not false, sincere, honest, [Manu-smṛti iii, 246; Mahābhārata xii, 12550, etc.]

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

Aśaṭha (अशठ):—[a-śaṭha] (ṭhaḥ-ṭhā-ṭhaṃ) a. Good.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Aśaṭha (अशठ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Asaḍha.

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Asatha 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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