Neshta, Neṣṭā: 8 definitions
Neshta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Neṣṭā can be transliterated into English as Nesta or Neshta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Neṣṭā (नेष्टा).—One of the 16 Ṛtviks for yajña; created from the thighs of Nārāyaṇa.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 167. 9.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nēṣṭa (नेष्ट).—a S Inauspicious. Used only in almanacks &c.
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nēsta (नेस्त).—n The bar of a river &c. See nasta.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
nēsta (नेस्त).—n The bar of a river &c. See nasta.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Neṣṭa (नेष्ट).—[adjective] not wished for, unpleasant.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Neṣṭā (नेष्टा):—[from neṣa] = ṭṛ in [compound]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Nesta (नेस्त):—(a) naught, non-existent; ~[nābūda] completely destroyed/devastated; in ruins.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 2.1.2 < [Sukta 1]
Rig Veda 2.37.4 < [Sukta 37]
Rig Veda 1.15.9 < [Sukta 15]
Soma in Vedic Mythology and Ritual (study) (by Anjana Chakraborty)
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 2.23.45-046 < [Chapter 23 - Wandering about Navadvīpa On the Day the Lord Delivered the Kazi]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)