Ashvaprishtha, Ashva-prishtha, Aśvapṛṣṭha: 2 definitions


Ashvaprishtha 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 Aśvapṛṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Asvaprstha or Ashvaprishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aśvapṛṣṭha (अश्वपृष्ठ).—horse back.

Derivable forms: aśvapṛṣṭham (अश्वपृष्ठम्).

Aśvapṛṣṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aśva and pṛṣṭha (पृष्ठ).

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

1) Aśvapṛṣṭha (अश्वपृष्ठ):—[=aśva-pṛṣṭha] [from aśva] mfn. (āśva-) carried on horseback, [Ṛg-veda viii, 26, 24]

2) [v.s. ...] n. horseback.

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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. 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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