Ashis, Āśis: 5 definitions


Ashis 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 Āśis can be transliterated into English as Asis or Ashis, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Āśis (आशिस्).—The benedictive mood, cf. किदाशिषि (kidāśiṣi) P.III.4.104, called regularly as आशीर्लिङ् (āśīrliṅ).

context information

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

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Āśis (आशिस्).—f.

(-śīḥ) 1. Blessing, benediction, bestowing or wishing, a blessing upon others. 2. A serpent’s fang. E. āṅ before śās to rule, kvip affix, and ā is changed to i.

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

Āśis (आशिस्).—i. e. ā-śās, f. Benediction, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 32, 11.

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

Āśis (आशिस्).—1. [feminine] prayer, wish, benediction.

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Āśis (आशिस्).—2. & āśī [feminine] a serpent’s fang.

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

1) Āśis (आशिस्):—[from ā-śās] 1. āśis f. asking for, prayer, wish, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] blessing, benediction

3) [v.s. ...] wishing for any other, [Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa; Kumāra-sambhava; Śakuntalā etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] a particular medicament

5) [v.s. ...] (for 2. āśis See sub voce)

6) 2. āśis f. a serpent’s fang

7) (for 1. āśis See ā-√śās.)

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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