Kshetrastha, Kṣētrastha, Kṣetrastha, Kshetra-stha: 4 definitions


Kshetrastha 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.

The Sanskrit terms Kṣētrastha and Kṣetrastha can be transliterated into English as Ksetrastha or Kshetrastha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kshetrastha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kṣētrastha (क्षेत्रस्थ).—a (S) That resides at a holy and sacred place.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kṣētrastha (क्षेत्रस्थ).—a Residing at a holy place.

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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

[«previous next»] — Kshetrastha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣetrastha (क्षेत्रस्थ).—a. residing at a sacred place.

Kṣetrastha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣetra and stha (स्थ).

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

Kṣetrastha (क्षेत्रस्थ):—[=kṣetra-stha] [from kṣetra] mfn. residing at a sacred place, [Horace H. Wilson]

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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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