Ishatsprishta, aka: Īṣatspṛṣṭa, Ishat-sprishta; 3 Definition(s)


Ishatsprishta 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.

The Sanskrit term Īṣatspṛṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Isatsprsta or Ishatsprishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Īṣatspṛṣṭa (ईषत्स्पृष्ट).—An external effort (बाह्यप्रयत्न (bāhyaprayatna)) in the production of sound charactorized by only a slight contact of the cords of the throat, made in the utteranee ofsemi-vowels cf. ईषत्स्पृष्ट-मन्तःस्थानाम् (īṣatspṛṣṭa-mantaḥsthānām) S.K. on P.I.1.9.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Shiksha (linguistics: phonetics, phonology etc.)

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Īṣatspṛṣṭa (ईषत्स्पृष्ट, “approximant”) refers to a type of bāhyaprayatna (“external effort”) of articulation (uccāraṇa) according to Indian linguistic tradition (viz., śikṣā, ‘phonetics’, vyakaraṇa, ‘grammar’, nirukta, etymology’ and chandas, ‘prosody’.). Īṣatspṛṣṭa (approximant) occurs when the tongue (articulator) is brought very close to the place of articulation (for instance, ja).

Source: Knowledge Traditions & Practices of India: Language and Grammar (shiksha)
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Shiksha (शिक्षा, śikṣā) deals with Sanskrit linguistics and represents a branch of vedanga (vedic ancillary science). Shiksha deals with subjects such as phonetics, phonology, study of sound, letters of the Sanskrit alphabet and related topics. Much attention is also given to the study of recitation (patha) of Vedic verses.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Īṣatspṛṣṭa (ईषत्स्पृष्ट).—a. slightly touched (applied to the semivowels) ईषत्स्पृष्टमन्तस्थानम् (īṣatspṛṣṭamantasthānam) Sk.

Īṣatspṛṣṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms īṣat and spṛṣṭa (स्पृष्ट).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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Spṛṣṭa (स्पृष्ट).—mfn. (-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) Touched, felt. f. (-ṣṭā) Adj. 1. Touched, defiled. 2. H...
Īṣat (ईषत्).—ind. A little. E. īṣ to go, at aff.
Īṣatkara (ईषत्कर).—mfn. (-raḥ-rī-raṃ) 1. Diminutive, delicate. 2. Doing little. 3. What little ...
Īṣaduṣṇa (ईषदुष्ण).—mfn. (-ṣṇaḥ-ṣṇā-ṣṇaṃ) Tepid, slightly warm. E. īṣat and uṣṇa warm.
Īṣaddhāsa (ईषद्धास).—m. (-saḥ) A smile. E. īṣat a little, and hāsa laughter.
Īṣadūna (ईषदून).—mfn. (-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Not quite complete or entire. E. īṣat and ūna less.
Īṣaddarśana (ईषद्दर्शन).—n. (-naṃ) A glance at, a slight inspection. E. īṣat and darśana seeing...
Īṣatpuruṣa (ईषत्पुरुष).—m. (-ṣaḥ) A mean man. E. īṣat and puruṣa a man.
Īṣadguṇa (ईषद्गुण).—mfn. (-ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) Of little merit. E. īṣat and guṇa quality.
Īṣallabha (ईषल्लभ).—mfn. (-bhaḥ-bhā-bhaṃ) What little is or can be gained of. E. īṣata and labh...
Īṣacchvāsa (ईषच्छ्वास).—a. slightly resounding. Īṣacchvāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of...
Īṣannāda (ईषन्नाद).—a. slightly sounding (a term applied to unaspirated soft consonants). Īṣann...
Spṛṣṭamātra (स्पृष्टमात्र).—a. merely touched.Spṛṣṭamātra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of ...
Īṣatpāna (ईषत्पान).—a. that of which a little is drunk. ईषत्पानः सोमो भवता (īṣatpānaḥ somo bhav...
Rogaspṛṣṭa (रोगस्पृष्ट) refers to “the sick” or “those who are afflicted with disease”.—Accordi...

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