Asprishta, Aspṛṣṭa: 11 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Aspṛṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Asprsta or Asprishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Asprasht.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Aspṛṣṭa (अस्पृष्ट).—Not in contact with any vocal organ; the term is used in connection with the effort required for the utterance of vowels, अनुस्वार (anusvāra) and sibilants when no specific contact with a vocal organ is necessary: cf. स्वरानुस्वारेष्मणामस्पृष्टं करणं स्थितम् (svarānusvāreṣmaṇāmaspṛṣṭaṃ karaṇaṃ sthitam) R. Pr. XIII. 3.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Asprishta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aspṛṣṭa (अस्पृष्ट).—a.

1) Untouched.

2) Not touched or referred to (by a word); अस्पृष्टपुरुषान्तरं शब्दम् (aspṛṣṭapuruṣāntaraṃ śabdam) Ku.6.75;

3) Not touched by organs of articulation. (as vowels, Anusvārs, sibilants); Rv. Pr.

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

Aspṛṣṭa (अस्पृष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) Untouched. E. a neg. spṛṣṭa touched.

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

Aspṛṣṭa (अस्पृष्ट).—[adjective] untouched.

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

1) Aspṛṣṭa (अस्पृष्ट):—[=a-spṛṣṭa] [from a-sparśa] mfn. untouched, not brought into contact, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Kāvyādarśa]

2) [v.s. ...] not touched or referred to (as by a word), [Kumāra-sambhava vi, 75]

3) [v.s. ...] not touched by the organs of articulation (as the vowels, the Anusvāra, and the sibilants), [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā-prātiśākhya]

4) Āspṛṣṭa (आस्पृष्ट):—[=ā-spṛṣṭa] [from ā-spṛś] mfn. touched softly or gently, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

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

Aspṛṣṭa (अस्पृष्ट):—[a-spṛṣṭa] (ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) a. Untouched.

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

Aspṛṣṭa (अस्पृष्ट) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Appuṭṭha.

[Sanskrit to German]

Asprishta 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Asprishta in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Aspṛṣṭa (अस्पृष्ट) [Also spelled asprasht]:—(a) untouched.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Aspṛṣṭa (ಅಸ್ಪೃಷ್ಟ):—[noun] not touched; not came into physical contact.

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Āspṛṣṭa (ಆಸ್ಪೃಷ್ಟ):—[adjective] touched; physically contacted.

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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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