Miśrita, Mishrita: 9 definitions


Miśrita 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 Miśrita can be transliterated into English as Misrita or Mishrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Saṅgītaśiromaṇi

Miśrita (मिश्रित, “mixed”) refers to one of the fifteen aspects of gamaka (embellishments, ornamentation) that are used in Indian classical music (gāndharva), according to the Saṅgītaśiromaṇi 14.83-94. These gamakas refer to essential elements of the sthāyas (technical phrases) of rāgas (melodic modes). Accordingly, “one should understand that miśrita is a combination of the previous fourteen embellishments (gamaka)”.

Source: archive.org: Northern Indian Music Volume I

Miśrita (मिश्रित, “mixed”) refers to a type of gamaka (grace):—Out of these elements elaborate ornaments (gamaka) can be built, and they are called ther mixed gamakas. “Mixtures of these gamakas are known as the ‘mixed’ (miśrita). They are of many kinds”. (Saṅgītaratnākara 2.3.96) Example of mixed gamakas are given in the Saṅgītaratnākara 2.3.178-182.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

miśrita (मिश्रित).—p Mixed. Added.

context information

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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Miśrita (मिश्रित).—p. p. [miśr-kta]

1) Mixed, blended, combined.

2) Added.

3) Respectable.

4) Promiscuous, miscellaneous (as taste).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Miśrita (मिश्रित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Respected, respectable. 2. Mixed, mingled. 3. Added. E. miśr to mix, aff. kta .

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

1) Miśrita (मिश्रित):—[from miśr] mfn. mixed, blended with ([compound]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] promiscuous, miscellaneous (as taste), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

3) [v.s. ...] added, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] respectable, [ib.]

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

Miśrita (मिश्रित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Mixed; added; respected.

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

Miśrita (मिश्रित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Mīsiya, Visālia.

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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

Miśrita (ಮಿಶ್ರಿತ):—

1) [adjective] mixed; mingled; blended; combined.

2) [adjective] honourable; respectable.

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Miśrita (ಮಿಶ್ರಿತ):—

1) [noun] (mus.) a combination of different kinds of modulation of a note or notes, a very regulated manner.

2) [noun] one of the four types of human voices (in singing).

3) [noun] (jain.) name of a hell.

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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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