Duhshthu, Duḥṣṭhu, Dus-shthu: 3 definitions


Duhshthu 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 Duḥṣṭhu can be transliterated into English as Duhsthu or Duhshthu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Duḥṣṭhu (दुःष्ठु).—see दुस्थ (dustha) a. unsettled, in calamity; कथं दुष्ठुः स्वयं धर्मे प्रजास्त्वं पालयिष्यसि (kathaṃ duṣṭhuḥ svayaṃ dharme prajāstvaṃ pālayiṣyasi) Bhaṭṭikāvya 6.132.

Duḥṣṭhu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dus and ṣṭhu (ष्ठु).

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

1) Duḥṣṭhu (दुःष्ठु):—[=duḥ-ṣṭhu] [from duḥ] mfn. ill-behaved, [Uṇādi-sūtra i, 26 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) [v.s. ...] ind. badly ([gana] svar-ādi).

[Sanskrit to German]

Duhshthu 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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