Hastaprishtha, aka: Hastapṛṣṭha, Hasta-prishtha; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Hastapṛṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Hastaprstha or Hastaprishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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