Laghishtha, Laghiṣṭha: 8 definitions


Laghishtha 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 term Laghiṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Laghistha or Laghishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

laghiṣṭha (लघिष्ठ).—a S Lightest, most light, superlatively light.

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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»] — Laghishtha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Laghiṣṭha (लघिष्ठ).—a. Lightest, lowest, very light &c. (superl. of laghu q. v.)

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

Laghiṣṭha (लघिष्ठ).—[superlative] & compar. to seq.

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

Laghiṣṭha (लघिष्ठ):—[from laghu] mfn. (superl. of laghu q.v.) most light or quick, very light or quick etc. cf. [Greek] ἐ-λάχιστος.

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

Laghiṣṭha (लघिष्ठ):—[(ṣṭhaḥ-ṣṭhā-ṣṭhaṃ) a.] Lightest, very small.

[Sanskrit to German]

Laghishtha in German

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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

[«previous next»] — Laghishtha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Laghiṣṭha (ಲಘಿಷ್ಠ):—

1) [adjective] very light; weightless.

2) [adjective] on or done on a very small scale; diminutive; miniature; minute.

3) [adjective] very swift; very fast.

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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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