Ashtottara, Aṣṭottara: 5 definitions


Ashtottara 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 Aṣṭottara can be transliterated into English as Astottara or Ashtottara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ashtottara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aṣṭottara (अष्टोत्तर).—[adjective] more eight.

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

Aṣṭottara (अष्टोत्तर):—[=aṣ-ṭottara] [from aṣṭā > aṣṭan] mfn. more than 8, [Yājñavalkya], [Scholiast or Commentator]

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

Aṣṭottara (अष्टोत्तर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aṭṭhuttara.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ashtottara 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ashtottara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aṣṭōttara (ಅಷ್ಟೋತ್ತರ):—

1) [noun] the recital of one hundred eight epithets in praise of a god, while worshipping.

2) [noun] such a composition.

3) [noun] act of repeating one hundred and eight times the same name or hymn.

4) [noun] (sarc.) chiding; scolding.

context information

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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