Drashtavya, Draṣṭavya: 9 definitions



Drashtavya 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 Draṣṭavya can be transliterated into English as Drastavya or Drashtavya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Drashtavy.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Drashtavya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

draṣṭavya (द्रष्टव्य).—a S (Possible or purposed) to be seen.

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

Draṣṭavya (द्रष्टव्य).—pot. p. [dṛś-tavya]

1) To be seen, visible.

2) Perceptible.

3) Fit to be seen, investigated, or examined; आत्मा वा अरे द्रष्टव्यः श्रोतव्यो मन्तव्यो निदिध्यासितव्यः (ātmā vā are draṣṭavyaḥ śrotavyo mantavyo nididhyāsitavyaḥ) Bṛ. Up.2.4.5.

4) Lovely, pleasing to the sight, beautiful; त्वया द्रष्टव्यानां परं न दृष्टम् (tvayā draṣṭavyānāṃ paraṃ na dṛṣṭam) Ś.2; Bh.1.8.

5) To be understood.

6) To be regarded or considered as.

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

Draṣṭavya (द्रष्टव्य).—mfn.

(-vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) To be seen, visible, apparent. E. dṛś to see, tavya affix, and changed to ra .

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

Draṣṭavya (द्रष्टव्य).—[adjective] to be seen, visible; to be considered as ([nominative]); to be understood, investigated, examined, tried ([jurisprudence]).

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

1) Draṣṭavya (द्रष्टव्य):—mfn. ([from] √dṛś.) to be seen, visible, apparent, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) to be examined or investigated, [Yājñavalkya]

3) to be regarded or considered as ([nominative case]), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Draṣṭavya (द्रष्टव्य):—[(vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) a.] Visible.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Draṣṭavya (द्रष्टव्य):—(wie eben) adj. was gesehen werden kann, sichtbar [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 14, 7, 1, 23. 3, 6.] [Praśnopaniṣad 4, 8.] draṣṭavyeṣu kimuttamaṃ mṛgadṛśāṃ premṇā prasannaṃ mukham [Bhartṛhari 1, 7.] [Chezy’s Ausgabe des Śākuntala 34, 4.] den oder was man sehen muss: draṣṭavyā sā tvayā tatra saṃpūjyā caiva yatnataḥ [Mahābhārata 13, 1404.] [Harivaṃśa 14643.] [Rāmāyaṇa 5, 49, 8.] [Pañcatantra 46, 12. 165, 5.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 3, 60.] [Prabodhacandrodaja 97, 16.] zu erblicken, erblickbar: kva nu mayātra madanikā draṣṭavyā [Mṛcchakaṭikā 59, 11.] zu erblicken, zu erkennen: kṛtānta eva saumitre draṣṭavyo madvivāsane [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 22, 15.] was noch erkannt werden muss [Rājataraṅgiṇī 2, 91.] zu prüfen, zu untersuchen, zu leiten: vyavahāra [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 2, 212.] anzusehen, zu betrachten; anzusehen als, zu betrachten als: iti draṣṭavyam [] zu [Bṛhadāranyakopaniṣad Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 47.] yathā putrāstathā paurā draṣṭavyāste [Mahābhārata 12, 2622.] bhrātṛputramamau cāpi draṣṭavyau tau [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 26, 32.] māteva mama mātā te draṣṭavyā [58, 21.] [Rāmāyaṇa Gorresio 2, 21, 11.] ātmavatsa tvayā bhrātā draṣṭavyo rakṣya eva ca [1, 79, 13.] kāraṇaṃ tu kṛtānto tra draṣṭavyo madvivāsane [?2, 19, 12. Patañjali zu Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 1, 1, 43 und 8, 4, 39. Scholiast zu Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 8, 4, 2. Pañcatantra 105, 2.]

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Draṣṭavya (द्रष्टव्य):—, tvayaite pariṇetavye kanyake draṣṭavye ca prasādena anzublicken [Kathāsaritsāgara 121, 264.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Draṣṭavya (द्रष्टव्य):—Adj. —

1) wer oder was gesehen werden kann , sichtbar , erblickbar.

2) wer oder was gesehen — , erblickt werden muss [151,25.160,5.] —

3) anzublicken.

4) zu erblicken , so v.a. zu erkennen.

5) was noch erkannt werden muss.

6) zu prüfen , zu untersuchen , zu leiten (ein Process). —

7) anzusehen , zu betrachten , — als (Nom.).

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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

[«previous next»] — Drashtavya in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Draṣṭavya (द्रष्टव्य) [Also spelled drashtavy]:—(a) worth-seeing; pleasing (to see); notable, worth taking a note of.

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