Nasita, Nāsita, Nashita: 8 definitions


Nasita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

nāsita : (pp. of nāseti) killed; ruined; destroyed; expeled.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nāśita (नाशित).—p (S) Spoiled or damaged: also destroyed or ruined.

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

nāśita (नाशित).—p Spoiled or destroyed.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nāśita (नाशित).—p. p. Destroyed, ruined, made to perish, lost.

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

Nāśita (नाशित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Destroyed. E. naś to perish, causal form. kta aff.

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

1) Nāśita (नाशित):—[from nāśa] mfn. destroyed, ruined, lost, [Yājñavalkya]

2) [v.s. ...] banished, expulsed, an outcast (See next).

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

Nāśita (नाशित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) p.] Destroyed.

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

Nāśita (नाशित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ṇāsaviya, Ṇāsiya, Vippagālia.

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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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