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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: 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.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Ill-bred, ill-behaved, rude.
2) Unrefined, barbarous, not respectable, unworthy; °आलापेन (ālāpena) Pt.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
(-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.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Aśiṣṭa (अशिष्ट) [Also spelled ashisht]:—(a) ill-mannered, rude; indecent, indecorous; impolite; ~[tā] indecency, impoliteness; ill manners, rudeness.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: 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].
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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