Durastha, Dūrastha, Dura-stha: 6 definitions


Durastha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dūrastha (दूरस्थ).—a (S) Situate or standing at a distance, distant.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

dūrastha (दूरस्थ).—a Situate or standing at a dis- tance, distant.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dūrastha (दूरस्थ).—a. remote, far off; दूरस्थाः पर्वता रम्याः (dūrasthāḥ parvatā ramyāḥ) Subhāṣ; दूरस्थत्वे च यद्येकः शीलत्यागं करिष्यति (dūrasthatve ca yadyekaḥ śīlatyāgaṃ kariṣyati) Ks.13.8.

Dūrastha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dūra and stha (स्थ). See also (synonyms): dūrasthita.

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

Dūrastha (दूरस्थ).—mfn.

(-sthaḥ-sthā-sthaṃ) Remote, far off. E. dūra, and stha what stays or is; also dūrasthita, and dūrasthāyin, &c.

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

Dūrastha (दूरस्थ):—[=dūra-stha] [from dūra] mfn. = saṃstha, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] 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. 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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