Oshtha, aka: Ōṣṭha, Oṣṭha; 3 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit terms Ōṣṭha and Oṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Ostha or Oshtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyākaraṇa (Sanskrit grammar)

Oṣṭha (ओष्ठ).—Iit. lip; the place of origin (स्थान (sthāna)) of the labial letters called उपध्मानीय वर्ण (upadhmānīya varṇa) i.e the vowels उ, ऊ (u, ū), the consonants प्, फ्, ब्, भ्, म् (p, ph, b, bh, m) and the उपध्मानीय (upadhmānīya) letter; cf. ऊपूपध्मानीयाना-मेष्ठौ (ūpūpadhmānīyānā-meṣṭhau) Sid. Kau. on तुल्यास्यप्रयत्नं सवर्णम् (tulyāsyaprayatnaṃ savarṇam) P.I.1.9, also उवोपोपध्मा ओष्ठे (uvopopadhmā oṣṭhe) V. Pr . I.70.

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
context information

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

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

ōṣṭha (ओष्ठ).—m S A lip. ōṣṭha āsvādaṇēṃ (To taste the lip.) To kiss. Ex. kōṇhī ōṣṭha hī nācatāṃ || mukha mukhīṃ ghālani āsvādilē ||

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ōṣṭha (ओष्ठ).—m A lip.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

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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