Ashtadha, Aṣṭadhā: 8 definitions


Ashtadha 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 Aṣṭadhā can be transliterated into English as Astadha or Ashtadha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aṣṭadhā (अष्टधा).—ind. [aṣṭan-prakāre dhāc saṅkhyāyā vidhāryedhā P.V.3. 42]

1) Eight-fold, eight times.

2) In 8 parts or sections; भिन्ना प्रकृतिरष्टधा (bhinnā prakṛtiraṣṭadhā) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 7.4; भिन्नेऽष्टधा विप्रससार वंशः (bhinne'ṣṭadhā viprasasāra vaṃśaḥ) R.16.3.

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

Aṣṭadhā (अष्टधा).—ind. Eight fold, eight times. E. aṣṭa eight, dhā aff.

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

Aṣṭadhā (अष्टधा).—i. e. aṣṭan + dhā, adv. Eight-fold, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 7, 4.

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

Aṣṭadhā (अष्टधा).—[adverb] eightfold, eight times.

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

Aṣṭadhā (अष्टधा):—[=aṣṭa-dhā] [from aṣṭa > aṣṭan] ind. ([Pāṇini 5-3, 42 [sequens]]) eight-fold, in eight parts or sections, [Atharva-veda xiii, 3, 19; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā] etc.

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

Aṣṭadhā (अष्टधा):—[aṣṭa-dhā] adv. Eightfold.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ashtadha 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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