Mahiprishtha, Mahīpṛṣṭha, Mahi-prishtha: 4 definitions
Mahiprishtha 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 Mahīpṛṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Mahiprstha or Mahiprishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Mahīpṛṣṭha (महीपृष्ठ).—the surface of the earth.
Derivable forms: mahīpṛṣṭham (महीपृष्ठम्).
Mahīpṛṣṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahī and pṛṣṭha (पृष्ठ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahīpṛṣṭha (महीपृष्ठ).—[neuter] surface (lit. back) of the earth.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahīpṛṣṭha (महीपृष्ठ):—[=mahī-pṛṣṭha] [from mahī > mah] n. the surface of the e°, [Bhartṛhari]
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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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