Nashtaceshta, Naṣṭaceṣṭa, Nashta-ceshta: 2 definitions


Nashtaceshta 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 Naṣṭaceṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Nastacesta or Nashtaceshta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Nashtacheshta.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Naṣṭaceṣṭa (नष्टचेष्ट).—a. one who has lost his senses, unconscious, insensible, fainted.

Naṣṭaceṣṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms naṣṭa and ceṣṭa (चेष्ट). See also (synonyms): naṣṭacetana, naṣṭasaṃjña.

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

Naṣṭaceṣṭa (नष्टचेष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) Insensible, inert. E. naṣṭa, and ceṣṭā effort.

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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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