Papadrishti, Pāpadṛṣṭi, Papa-drishti: 5 definitions


Papadrishti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Pāpadṛṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Papadrsti or Papadrishti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Papadrishti in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pāpadṛṣṭi (पापदृष्टि).—f (S) A sinful look; a look with lascivious desire or evil intent: also attrib. evil-eyed.

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

pāpadṛṣṭī (पापदृष्टी).—f A sinful look.

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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

[«previous next»] — Papadrishti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāpadṛṣṭi (पापदृष्टि).—a. evileyed.

Pāpadṛṣṭi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāpa and dṛṣṭi (दृष्टि).

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

Pāpadṛṣṭi (पापदृष्टि):—[=pāpa-dṛṣṭi] [from pāpa] mfn. evil-eyed, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Papadrishti in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Pāpadṛṣṭi (पापदृष्टि):—n. ill-intention; evil eye; evil-mind;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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