Ekanishtha, Ēkaniṣṭha, Ekaniṣṭha, Eka-nishtha: 4 definitions


Ekanishtha 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.

The Sanskrit terms Ēkaniṣṭha and Ekaniṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Ekanistha or Ekanishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

ēkaniṣṭha (एकनिष्ठ).—a (S) Of mind and affections intently fixed upon one object. 2 (Ironically.) Arrant or thorough-paced: as ē0 -labāḍa-sōdā-śinaḷa- kāśīkara-luccā-khōṭā &c.

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ēkaniṣṭhā (एकनिष्ठा).—f (S) Fixedness and intentness (of mind) upon one object; singlemindedness, whole heartedness &c.

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ēkaniṣṭhā (एकनिष्ठा).—ad (S) With singleness of mind or heart.

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

ēkaniṣṭha (एकनिष्ठ).—a Of mind and affections in- tently fixed upon one object.

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ēkaniṣṭhā (एकनिष्ठा).—f Single-mindedness, whole- heartedness.

context information

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

Ekaniṣṭha (एकनिष्ठ).—a.

1) intently devoted or loyal (to one thing).

2) intently fixed on one object.

Ekaniṣṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms eka and niṣṭha (निष्ठ).

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Ēkaniṣṭha (ಏಕನಿಷ್ಠ):—[adjective] being loyal, devoted or faithful to a single person, theme, doctrine, etc.

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Ēkaniṣṭha (ಏಕನಿಷ್ಠ):—[noun] he who has undigested, unshakeable devotion, faith in or loyalty towards something.

context information

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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