Nyasta: 12 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Nyasta 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Nyast.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Nyasta (न्यस्त).—Name given to अनुदात्त (anudātta) or the grave tone; cf. मात्रा न्यस्ततरैकेषामुभे व्यालिः समस्वरे (mātrā nyastataraikeṣāmubhe vyāliḥ samasvare) R. Pr. III. 17 where Uvvata explains न्यस्ततरा (nyastatarā) as अनुदात्ततरा (anudāttatarā).

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nyasta (न्यस्त).—p S Placed, deposited, consigned, delivered. 2 Thrown.

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

nyasta (न्यस्त).—p Placed, deposited.

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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

Nyasta (न्यस्त).—p. p.

1) Cast down, thrown or laid down, deposited.

2) Put in, inserted, applied; न्यस्ताक्षराः (nyastākṣarāḥ) Ku. 1.7.

3) Depicted, drawn; चित्रन्यस्त (citranyasta).

4) Consigned, delivered or transferred to; अहमपि तव सूनावायुषि न्यस्त- राज्यः (ahamapi tava sūnāvāyuṣi nyasta- rājyaḥ) V.5.17.

5) Leaning, resting on.

6) Given up, set aside, resigned.

7) Mystically touched; नित्यं न्यस्तषडङ्ग- चक्रनिहितं हृत्पद्ममध्योदितम् (nityaṃ nyastaṣaḍaṅga- cakranihitaṃ hṛtpadmamadhyoditam) Māl.5.2.

8) Exposed (for sale; krayāya nyasta).

9) Put on, donned; न्यस्तालक्तकरक्तमाल्यवसना (nyastālaktakaraktamālyavasanā) Māl.5.24.

1) Having the low tone (as a vowel).

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

Nyasta (न्यस्त).—mfn.

(-staḥ-stā-staṃ) 1. Deposited, consigned, delivered. 2. Placed in or upon. 3. Applied to. E. ni before, as to throw or send, aff. kta.

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

Nyasta (न्यस्त).—[adjective] thrown down, put aside, stretched or laid out, mystically touched, leaned upon, put on or donned, applied to (—°).

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

1) Nyasta (न्यस्त):—[=ny-asta] [from ny-as] mfn. thrown or cast or laid down, put, placed, fixed, inserted, applied, deposited, committed

2) [v.s. ...] given up, resigned, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature]

3) [v.s. ...] stretched out, lying, [Rāmāyaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] exposed (krayāya, for sale), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] mystically touched, [Mālatīmādhava v, 2]

6) [v.s. ...] put on, donned, [ib. 22]

7) [v.s. ...] having the low tone (as a vowel), [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya]

8) [v.s. ...] short, [Śrutabodha]

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

Nyasta (न्यस्त):—[(staḥ-stā-staṃ) a.] Deposited, placed.

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

Nyasta (न्यस्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ṇattha, Ṇimia, Ṇisiya, Ṇumia.

[Sanskrit to German]

Nyasta in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Nyasta (न्यस्त) [Also spelled nyast]:—(a) deposited, trusted, vested; abandoned.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nyasta (ನ್ಯಸ್ತ):—[adjective] kept; placed.

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Nyasta (ನ್ಯಸ್ತ):—

1) [noun] that which is kept, placed (in a particular position, place, etc.).

2) [noun] that which is conveyed, delivered.

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Nyāstā (ನ್ಯಾಸ್ತಾ):—[noun] the state of being a friend; association as friends; friendship.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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