Bhastri, Bhastrī: 9 definitions


Bhastri 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bhastrī (भस्त्री).—f A small bellows.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhastri (भस्त्रि).—f. [bhas-ṣṭran]

1) A bellows; भस्त्राः किं न श्वसन्त्युत (bhastrāḥ kiṃ na śvasantyuta) Bhāgavata 2.3.18.

2) A leathern vessel for holding water.

3) A pouch, leathern bag; भस्त्रा माता पितुः पुत्रो येन जातः स एव सः (bhastrā mātā pituḥ putro yena jātaḥ sa eva saḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.74.1; Bhāgavata 9.2.21.

See also (synonyms): bhastrakā, bhastrā.

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

Bhastrī (भस्त्री).—f. (-strī) A bellows: see bhastrā, &c.

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

Bhastrī (भस्त्री):—[from bhas] f. = bhastrā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Bhastrī (भस्त्री):—(strī) 3. f. Bellows.

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

Bhastrī (भस्त्री) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Bhatthī.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhastri 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhastri (ಭಸ್ತ್ರಿ):—

1) [noun] a device for producing a strong current of air, consisting of a chamber that can be expanded to draw in air through an opening and pressed to expel it through a tube; bellows.

2) [noun] a leather bag.

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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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