Hastavartin, Hasta-vartin: 3 definitions
Hastavartin 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) held in the hand.
2) gained, secured.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Hastavartin (हस्तवर्तिन्).—adj. being in one’s hand, [Hitopadeśa] iii. [distich] 85.
Hastavartin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hasta and vartin (वर्तिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Hastavartin (हस्तवर्तिन्):—[=hasta-vartin] [from hasta] mfn. being or remaining in the h°, seized, held, caught hold of [Horace H. Wilson]
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a prince, [Daśakumāra-carita]
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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