Carmayashti, Carmayaṣṭi, Carman-yashti: 6 definitions
Carmayashti 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 Carmayaṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Carmayasti or Carmayashti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Charmayashti.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Carmayaṣṭi (चर्मयष्टि).—f. a whip.
Derivable forms: carmayaṣṭiḥ (चर्मयष्टिः).
Carmayaṣṭi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms carman and yaṣṭi (यष्टि).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṣṭiḥ) A whip. E. carma, and yaṣṭi a stick.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Carmayaṣṭi (चर्मयष्टि):—[=carma-yaṣṭi] [from carma] f. = -daṇḍa, [Horace H. Wilson]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Carmayaṣṭi (चर्मयष्टि):—f. Peitsche.
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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