Hastya: 8 definitions


Hastya 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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

hastya (हस्त्य).—a S Relating to the hand, manual.

context information

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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hastya (हस्त्य).—a.

1) Belonging to the hand.

2) Done with the hand, manual.

3) Given with the hand.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hastya (हस्त्य).—i. e. hasta + ya, adj. 1. Given with the hand. 2. Done with the hand.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hastya (हस्त्य).—[adjective] being on or in the hand, done with the hand.

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

1) Hastya (हस्त्य):—[from hasta] mf(ā)n. being on the hand (as the fingers), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] prepared with the hand, [Ṛg-veda]

3) [v.s. ...] held in the hand, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hastya (हस्त्य):—[(styaḥ-styā-styaṃ) a.] Given or done with the hand, manual.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Hastya (हस्त्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Hatthiccaga.

[Sanskrit to German]

Hastya in German

context information

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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