Drashtavya, Draṣṭavya: 10 definitions

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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]

Drashtavya 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

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

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Draṣṭavya (ದ್ರಷ್ಟವ್ಯ):—[noun] that which is or ought, to be seen or realised.

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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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