Oshtra, Oṣṭra: 3 definitions
Oshtra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Oṣṭra can be transliterated into English as Ostra or Oshtra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Oṣṭra (ओष्ट्र) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.28.48, VI.10.56) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Oṣṭra) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Ōṣṭra (ಓಷ್ಟ್ರ):—[noun] either of two large ruminant mammals [a) one-humped one (Camelus dromedarius) or (b) two-humped (Camelus bactrianus = C. ferus)], with a long neck, and large, cushioned feet, used as draft and saddle animals in desert regions especially of Africa and Asia, being capable of storing water in its body tissue; a camel.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Oshtravin.
Full-text: Hasty-ashv-oshtra-bala-vyaprita, Kari-turag-oshtra-nau-sadhanika, Naubala-hasty-ashva-go-mahisha-aja-avika-adi-vyaprita, Hasty-ashv-oshtra-nau-bala-vyapritaka, Hasty-ashva-jana-vyapritaka, Bharaka, Hasty-ashva-jana-vyaprita.
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