Asatti, Āsatti, Asattī: 15 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Shodhganga: Vaiyākaraṇabhūṣaṇasāra: a critical study

Āsatti (आसत्ति).—Proximity, i.e. utterance of words without interval.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Āsatti (आसत्ति).—Close proximity of a word with another; cf. णौ इत्यस्य आसत्तिवशात् कृतं एव संबन्धः । (ṇau ityasya āsattivaśāt kṛtaṃ eva saṃbandhaḥ |) Pari. Bhaskar Pari. 97.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Āsatti, (f.) (ā + sañj) attachment, hanging on (w. Loc.), dependence, clinging Vin. II, 156 = A. I, 138; S. I, 212; Sn. 777 (bhavesu); Nd1 51, 221; Nett 12, 128.—Cp. nirāsattin. (Page 114)

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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

Āsatti (आसत्ति).—f. [ā-sad-ktin]

1) Meeting, junction.

2) Intimate union, nearness, close contact; किमपि किमपि मन्दं मन्दमासत्तियोगात् (kimapi kimapi mandaṃ mandamāsattiyogāt) Uttararāmacarita 1.27.

3) Gain, profit, acquirement.

4) (In Logic) Proximity, the absence of interruption in the apprehension of what is said; relation between two or more proximate terms and the sense conveyed by them; कारणं सन्निधानं तु पदस्या- सत्तिरुच्यते (kāraṇaṃ sannidhānaṃ tu padasyā- sattirucyate) Bhāṣā P.83; वाक्यं स्याद् योग्यताकाङ्क्षासत्तियुक्तः पदोच्चयः (vākyaṃ syād yogyatākāṅkṣāsattiyuktaḥ padoccayaḥ) S. D.2.

5) Embarrassment, perplexity; न च ते क्वचिदासत्तिर्बुद्धेः प्रादुर्भविष्यति (na ca te kvacidāsattirbuddheḥ prādurbhaviṣyati) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.52.17.

Derivable forms: āsattiḥ (आसत्तिः).

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

Āsatti (आसत्ति).—f.

(-ttiḥ) 1. Intimate union, meeting, junction. 2. Gain, profit, acquirement. 3. In logic, connexion or relation between two or more proximate terms and the sense they convey. E. āṅ before ṣad to go, affix ktin.

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

Āsatti (आसत्ति).—i. e. ā-sad + ti, f. Juxtaposition (of words), Bhāṣāp. 81; 82. Connection, Bhāṣāp. 63.

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

Āsatti (आसत्ति).—[feminine] close connection, union.

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

1) Āsatti (आसत्ति):—[=ā-satti] [from ā-sad] f. vicinity, proximity

2) [v.s. ...] intimate union

3) [v.s. ...] uninterrupted sequence (of words = saṃ-nidhi q.v.), continual succession, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa; Nyāyakośa; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] embarrassment

5) [v.s. ...] perplexity, [Mahābhārata]

6) [v.s. ...] reaching, obtaining

7) [v.s. ...] gain, profit, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Āsatti (आसत्ति):—[ā-satti] (ttiḥ) 1. f. Intimate union; connexion; relation; gain.

[Sanskrit to German]

Asatti 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Āsatti (आसत्ति):—(nf) uninterrupted sequence (of words in a sentence); proximity; juxtaposition.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Asatti (असत्ति) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Aśakti.

2) Āsatti (आसत्ति) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āsakti.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Āsatti (ಆಸತ್ತಿ):—[noun] the proximity or proper juxtaposition of words necessary to convey a correct and complete sense or thought.

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

1) Asattī (असत्ती):—n. disloyal person; adj. disloyal; unfaithful;

2) Āsatti (आसत्ति):—n. 1. meeting; junction; 2. intimate union; nearness; close contact;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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