Hastasutra, Hastasūtra, Hasta-sutra: 4 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hastasūtra (हस्तसूत्र).—a bracelet or thread-string worn on the wrist; धात्र्यङ्गुलीभिः प्रतिसार्यमाणमूर्णामयं कौतुकहस्त- सूत्रम् (dhātryaṅgulībhiḥ pratisāryamāṇamūrṇāmayaṃ kautukahasta- sūtram) Ku.7.25.

Derivable forms: hastasūtram (हस्तसूत्रम्).

Hastasūtra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hasta and sūtra (सूत्र).

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

Hastasūtra (हस्तसूत्र).—n.

(-traṃ) A bracelet, worn on the wrist. E. hasa the hand, sūtra a string.

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

Hastasūtra (हस्तसूत्र):—[=hasta-sūtra] [from hasta] ([Kumāra-sambhava]) ([cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) n. a bangle or ornament put on the wrist of a girl before her wedding.

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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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