Duhsprishta, Duḥspṛṣṭa: 4 definitions


Duhsprishta 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 Duḥspṛṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Duhsprsta or Duhsprishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Duhsprishta in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Duḥspṛṣṭa (दुःस्पृष्ट).—Produced by an incomplete contact of the करण (karaṇa); the term is applied to the phonetic element ळ् () which is due to the incomplete contact of the organ at the production of the letter ल् (l); cf दुःस्पृष्ट-श्चेति विज्ञेयः (duḥspṛṣṭa-śceti vijñeyaḥ); Pan, Siksa 5.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Duhsprishta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Duḥspṛṣṭa (दुःस्पृष्ट):—[=duḥ-spṛṣṭa] [from duḥ] n. slight contact, the action of the tongue which produces the sounds y, r, l, v, [Ṛg-veda; Prātiśākhya]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a sound thus produced, [Śikṣā]

[Sanskrit to German]

Duhsprishta 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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