Dharshtya, Dhārṣṭya: 7 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Dhārṣṭya can be transliterated into English as Dharstya or Dharshtya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhārṣṭya (धार्ष्ट्य).—[dhṛṣṭasya bhāvaḥ karma vā ṣyañ]

1) Arrogance, insolence, audacity, impudence, rudeness; अहो धार्ष्ट्यमहो धार्ष्ट्यं तयोः क्षत्रियवीरयोः (aho dhārṣṭyamaho dhārṣṭyaṃ tayoḥ kṣatriyavīrayoḥ) Hariv.

2) Boldness; सखीषु निर्वाच्य- मधार्ष्ट्यदूषितं प्रियाङ्गसंश्लेषमवाप मानिनी (sakhīṣu nirvācya- madhārṣṭyadūṣitaṃ priyāṅgasaṃśleṣamavāpa māninī) Ki.8.48.

Derivable forms: dhārṣṭyam (धार्ष्ट्यम्).

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

Dhārṣṭya (धार्ष्ट्य).—n.

(-rṣṭyaṃ) Boldness, confidence, arrogance. E. dhṛṣṭi bold, and ṣyañ aff.

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

Dhārṣṭya (धार्ष्ट्य).—[neuter] boldness, audacity.

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

Dhārṣṭya (धार्ष्ट्य):—[from dhārṣṭaka] n. boldness, audacity, violence, [Varāha-mihira; Rāmāyaṇa; Suśruta etc.]

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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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