Nashtaptisutra, Naṣṭāptisūtra, Nashta-aptisutra: 3 definitions
Nashtaptisutra 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 Naṣṭāptisūtra can be transliterated into English as Nastaptisutra or Nashtaptisutra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Naṣṭāptisūtra (नष्टाप्तिसूत्र).—booty, plunder;
Derivable forms: naṣṭāptisūtram (नष्टाप्तिसूत्रम्).
Naṣṭāptisūtra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms naṣṭa and āptisūtra (आप्तिसूत्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-traṃ) Booty, plunder. E. naṣṭa lost, āpti gain, and sūtra thread or chain.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Naṣṭāptisūtra (नष्टाप्तिसूत्र):—[=naṣṭāpti-sūtra] [from naṣṭa > naś] n. ‘line or series of lost property’, booty, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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