Hesita, Heshita, Heṣita: 5 definitions


Hesita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

The Sanskrit term Heṣita can be transliterated into English as Hesita or Heshita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Hesita, (nt.) (pp. of hesati) neighing J.I, 62 (here as hasita); Mhvs 23, 72. (Page 733)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Heṣita (हेषित).—Neighing, braying; रथाङ्गसंक्रीडितमश्वहेषः (rathāṅgasaṃkrīḍitamaśvaheṣaḥ) Kirātārjunīya 16.8; सरावधूताभ्रविमानसंकुलं कुर्वन्नभो हेषितभीषिता- खिलः (sarāvadhūtābhravimānasaṃkulaṃ kurvannabho heṣitabhīṣitā- khilaḥ) Bhāgavata 1.37.1.

Derivable forms: heṣitam (हेषितम्).

See also (synonyms): heṣa.

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

Heṣita (हेषित):—[from heṣ] n. = heṣā, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa etc.]

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

Heṣita (हेषित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Hiṃsiya, Hīsamaṇa, Hesia.

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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 (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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Hēṣita (ಹೇಷಿತ):—[noun] = ಹೇಷ [hesha].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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