Hastina, Hāstina: 8 definitions
Hastina 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
hāstina (हास्तिन).—a S Relating to the elephant, elephantine.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Hastina (हस्तिन).—Name of Hastināpura, q. v. -a. Having the depth of an elephant (as water); सरस्तलं हास्तिनम् (sarastalaṃ hāstinam) Dk.2.7.
Derivable forms: hastinam (हस्तिनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ-nī-naṃ) Elephantine, large, as big as an elephant, &c. n.
(-naṃ) Hastinapur, or ancient Delhi. E. hastin a solvereign, (founder of the city,) or an elephant, aṇ aff. or derivation or abundance.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Hāstina (हास्तिन).—i. e. hastin + a, I. adj. As big as an elephant. Ii. n. Hastināpura.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Hāstina (हास्तिन).—[adjective] belonging or relating to an elephant, so big or high.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Hastīna (हस्तीन):—[from hasta] See antar-h, p.43.[column]3.
2) Hāstina (हास्तिन):—[from hasta] mfn. belonging to an elephant, [Atharva-veda]
3) [v.s. ...] having the depth of an elephant (as water), [Daśakumāra-carita]
4) [v.s. ...] n. = next, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Hāstina (हास्तिन):—(naṃ) 1. n. Ancient Dehli.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Hastīna (हस्तीन):—s. antarhastīna .
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Hāstina (हास्तिन):—(von hastin)
1) adj. a) proparox. dem Elephanten gehörig: pasas [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 6, 72, 3.] — b) oxyt. eines Elephanten Höhe (Tiefe) habend [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 2, 38.] sarasastalam [Daśakumāracarita 177, 9.] —
2) n. = hāstinapura [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 1, 13.]
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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