Dashamistha, Daśamīstha, Dashami-stha: 8 definitions

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Dashamistha 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 Daśamīstha can be transliterated into English as Dasamistha or Dashamistha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Dashamistha in Kavya glossary
Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Daśamīstha (दशमीस्थ) is used in the sense of “dead” in Yaśatilaka (chapter 4). Cf. Daśamitā, which refers to “extreme old age” or “decline”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 19.1.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Daśamīstha (दशमीस्थ).—a. above ninety years old; दशमीस्थः क्षीणरागे वृद्धे मरणसंशये (daśamīsthaḥ kṣīṇarāge vṛddhe maraṇasaṃśaye) Nm.; Ms.2.138.

Daśamīstha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daśamī and stha (स्थ). See also (synonyms): daśamīdaśamīṃgata.

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

Daśamīstha (दशमीस्थ).—mfn.

(-sthaḥ-sthā-sthaṃ) 1. Impotent. 2. Very old, turned of ninety. 3. Dying, on the point of death. E. daśamī the last stage of life, and stha who is.

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

Daśamīstha (दशमीस्थ).—[daśamī-stha] (cf. daśama), adj. Above ninety years old, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 138.

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

Daśamīstha (दशमीस्थ).—[adjective] between 90 and 100 years old (cf. daśama).

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

Daśamīstha (दशमीस्थ):—[=daśamī-stha] [from daśa] mfn. between 90 and 100 years old, [Manu-smṛti ii, 138].

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

Daśamīstha (दशमीस्थ):—[daśamī-stha] (sthaḥ-sthā-sthaṃ) a. Impotent; very old; on the point of death.

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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

[«previous next»] — Dashamistha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Daśamīstha (ದಶಮೀಸ್ಥ):—[noun] a man in the tenth decade of his age, i.e. in between 91st year and 100th year.

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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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