Dharmishtha, Dharmiṣṭha: 11 definitions

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Dharmishtha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Dharmiṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Dharmistha or Dharmishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Dharmishth.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dharmishtha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

dharmiṣṭha (धर्मिष्ठ).—a Virtuous, pious; observant of religious rites and moral works.

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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»] — Dharmishtha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dharmiṣṭha (धर्मिष्ठ).—a. (Superl. of dharmin) Very pious.

-ṣṭhaḥ An epithet of Viṣṇu.

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

Dharmiṣṭha (धर्मिष्ठ).—mfn.

(-ṣṭhaḥ-ṣṭhā-ṣṭhaṃ) Very pious or virtuous. E. dharma, and iṣṭhan aff.

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

Dharmiṣṭha (धर्मिष्ठ).—superl. of dharmavant, f. ṭhā. 1. Performing all duties, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 40. 2. Very virtuous, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 9, 16, 15. 3. Completely harmonising with law, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 26, 1.

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

Dharmiṣṭha (धर्मिष्ठ).—([superlative]) perfectly virtuous, just, or lawful; [abstract] [feminine]

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

Dharmiṣṭha (धर्मिष्ठ):—[from dhara] mfn. (superl.) very virtuous or righteous, completely lawful or legal, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]

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

Dharmiṣṭha (धर्मिष्ठ):—[(ṣṭhaḥ-ṣṭhā-ṣṭhaṃ) a.] Pious.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dharmishtha 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Dharmiṣṭha (धर्मिष्ठ) [Also spelled dharmishth]:—(a) extremely devout/religious/virtuous; hence ~[] (nf).

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Dharmiṣṭha (ಧರ್ಮಿಷ್ಠ):—[noun] a man who strictly follows the religious codes or lives a righteous life.

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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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