Astri, Ashtri, Astṛ, Āstṛ, Āstṝ, Astrī, Āṣṭrī: 8 definitions


Astri 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 terms Astṛ and Āstṛ and Āstṝ and Āṣṭrī can be transliterated into English as Astr or Astri or Ashtri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Astṛ (अस्तृ).—a. Ved. Throwing, a shooter.

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Astrī (अस्त्री).—

1) Not a woman.

2) (In gram.) The masculine and neuter genders; वल्कं वल्कलमस्त्रियाम् (valkaṃ valkalamastriyām) Ak. अस्त्री पङ्कम् (astrī paṅkam) Nm.

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Āṣṭrī (आष्ट्री).—

1) An extensive forest; आष्ट्रयां पदं कृणुते अग्निधाने (āṣṭrayāṃ padaṃ kṛṇute agnidhāne) Ṛgveda 1.165.3.

2) A kitchen, fire-place.

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Āstṛ (आस्तृ) or Āstṝ (आस्तॄ).—5, 9 U. To spread over, strew, cover, scatter over, bestrew, deck; दर्भानास्तीर्य, वसनमास्तीर्य (darbhānāstīrya, vasanamāstīrya) &c.

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

Astṛ (अस्तृ).—[as + tṛ] 2., m. A shooter, Chr. 290, 10 = [Rigveda.] i. 64, 10.

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

Astṛ (अस्तृ).—[masculine] hurler, archer.

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Astrī (अस्त्री).—[feminine] no woman; masculine and neuter ([grammar]).

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Āṣṭrī (आष्ट्री).—[feminine] fire-place, hearth.

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Āstṛ (आस्तृ).—strew, spread, expand; cover, smear.

Āstṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ā and stṛ (स्तृ).

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

1) Astṛ (अस्तृ):—[from asta] a mfn. ([future] p.) one who is about or intends to throw, [Ṛg-veda i, 61, 7; x, 133, 3]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a thrower, shooter, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]

3) [v.s. ...] (with a-pad), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

4) b See 1. asta.

5) Astrī (अस्त्री):—[=a-strī] f. not a woman, [Mahābhārata ii, 1694]

6) [v.s. ...] (with lexicographers) ‘not feminine’ id est. the masculine and neuter genders.

7) Āṣṭrī (आष्ट्री):—[from āṣṭra] f. an extensive forest ([Sāyaṇa]), [Ṛg-veda x, 165, 3.]

8) Āstṛ (आस्तृ):—[=ā-√stṛ] [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -stṛṇoti, -stṛṇute, -starati, -te (generally [indeclinable participle] ā-stīrya q.v.) to, scatter over, cover, bestrew, spread, [Rāmāyaṇa; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhajjātaka; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra etc.]

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

Āstṛ (आस्तृ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Atthara, Atthu.

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Astri 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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Astri (ಅಸ್ತ್ರಿ):—[noun] a man equipped with a bow and arrows; an armed man.

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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