Baddhamushti, Baddhamuṣṭi, Baddha-mushti: 6 definitions


Baddhamushti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Baddhamuṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Baddhamusti or Baddhamushti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Baddhamuṣṭi (बद्धमुष्टि):—Closed fist

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Baddhamushti in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

baddhamuṣṭi (बद्धमुष्टि).—a S Close-fisted, penurious, miserly.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Baddhamuṣṭi (बद्धमुष्टि).—a.

1) having a closed fist.

2) close-fisted, covetous.

Baddhamuṣṭi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms baddha and muṣṭi (मुष्टि).

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

1) Baddhamuṣṭi (बद्धमुष्टि):—[=baddha-muṣṭi] [from baddha > bandh] mfn. having a closed hand, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] close-fisted, covetous, [Naiṣadha-carita]

[Sanskrit to German]

Baddhamushti 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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