Hastaprishtha, Hastapṛṣṭha, Hasta-prishtha: 3 definitions
Hastaprishtha 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 Hastapṛṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Hastaprstha or Hastaprishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Hastapṛṣṭha (हस्तपृष्ठ).—the back of the hand.
Derivable forms: hastapṛṣṭham (हस्तपृष्ठम्).
Hastapṛṣṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hasta and pṛṣṭha (पृष्ठ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṣṭhaṃ) The back of the hand.
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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