Atishva, Atiśva: 5 definitions


Atishva 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 Atiśva can be transliterated into English as Atisva or Atishva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Atiśva (अतिश्व).—a.

1) Surpassing in strength a dog (such as a boar &c.).

2) Worse than a dog.

-śvā Service; cf. सेवां लाघवकारिणीं कृतधियः स्थाने श्ववृत्तिं विदुः (sevāṃ lāghavakāriṇīṃ kṛtadhiyaḥ sthāne śvavṛttiṃ viduḥ) Mu.3.14

-śvaḥ Name of a tribe.

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

1) Atiśva (अतिश्व):—[=ati-śva] mf(ī)n. superior to, or worse than, a dog, [Pāṇini 5-4, 96]

2) Atiśvā (अतिश्वा):—[=ati-śvā] [from ati-śva] m. Name of a tribe (?), ([gana] pakṣādi q.v.)

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

Atiśva (अतिश्व):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-śvaḥ-śvī-śvam) 1) Surpassing a dog.

2) Worse than a dog, more servile than a dog. E. ati (sc. krānta) and śvan (in the sense of the accusative), samāsānta aff. ṭac.

[Sanskrit to German]

Atishva 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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