Ashishta, Aśiṣṭa: 10 definitions


Ashishta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Aśiṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Asista or Ashishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Ashisht.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aśiṣṭa (अशिष्ट).—a (S a & śiṣṭa Ordered, trained, disciplined. ) Indecent, indecorous, irregular, devious, licentious--persons, proceedings, manners, ways.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

aśiṣṭa (अशिष्ट).—a Indecent, indecorous; irregular.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aśiṣṭa (अशिष्ट).—a.

1) Ill-bred, ill-behaved, rude.

2) Unrefined, barbarous, not respectable, unworthy; °आलापेन (ālāpena) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 4.

3) Atheistical, profane.

4) Not sanctioned by any recognized authority.

5) Not left; शिष्टानशिष्टान्नि तिरामि- वाचा (śiṣṭānaśiṣṭānni tirāmi- vācā) Av.2.31.3.

6) Not prescribed in any work of authority; °ता, °त्वम् (tā, °tvam) rudeness.

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

Aśiṣṭa (अशिष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) Ill regulated, ill behaved, rude, barbarous, profligate E. a neg. śiṣṭa regulated.

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

1) Aśiṣṭa (अशिष्ट):—[=a-śiṣṭa] 1. a-śiṣṭa mfn. (√śās), untrained, badly trained, ill-behaved, rude, [Āpastamba-dharma-sūtra; Mahābhārata etc.]

2) [=a-śiṣṭa] 2. a-śiṣṭa mfn. (√śiṣ), not left, [Atharva-veda ii, 31, 3.]

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

Aśiṣṭa (अशिष्ट):—[a-śiṣṭa] (ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) a. Rude.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ashishta in German

context information

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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Aśiṣṭa (अशिष्ट) [Also spelled ashisht]:—(a) ill-mannered, rude; indecent, indecorous; impolite; ~[] indecency, impoliteness; ill manners, rudeness.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aśiṣṭa (ಅಶಿಷ್ಟ):—[noun] that is outside conventional or standard usage; offending; slang; indecent;2) uncivilised; crude; cruel.

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Aśiṣṭa (ಅಶಿಷ್ಟ):—[noun] = ಅಶಿಷ್ಟತೆ [ashishtate].

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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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