Nrityahasta, Nṛtyahasta, Nritya-hasta: 3 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Nṛtyahasta can be transliterated into English as Nrtyahasta or Nrityahasta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nṛtyahasta (नृत्यहस्त).—the position of the hands in dancing.

Derivable forms: nṛtyahastaḥ (नृत्यहस्तः).

Nṛtyahasta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nṛtya and hasta (हस्त). See also (synonyms): nṛttahasta.

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

Nṛtyahasta (नृत्यहस्त):—[=nṛtya-hasta] [from nṛtya > nṛt] m. the position of the hands in d°, [Catalogue(s)]

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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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