Pashcatya, Pāścātya: 7 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Pāścātya can be transliterated into English as Pascatya or Pashcatya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Pashchatya.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pāścātya (पाश्चात्य).—a. [paścādbhavaḥ tyak]

1) Hinder.

2) Western; सङ्ग्रामस्तुमुलस्तस्य पाश्चात्यैरश्वसाधनैः (saṅgrāmastumulastasya pāścātyairaśvasādhanaiḥ) R.4.62; जित्वावाच्यांश्च पाश्चात्यान् प्राच्यांश्च भुजतेजसा (jitvāvācyāṃśca pāścātyān prācyāṃśca bhujatejasā) Śiva B.6.65.

3) Posterior, later.

4) Subsequent.

-tyam The hinder part.

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

Pāścātya (पाश्चात्य).—[adjective] hinder, western, last.

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

Pāścātya (पाश्चात्य):—(or pāścāttya) mf(ā)n. ([from] paścāt or paścā) hinder, western, posterior, last, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Pañcatantra]

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

Pāścātya (पाश्चात्य):—[(tyaḥ-tyā-tyaṃ) a.] Behind; western; subsequent.

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

Pāścātya (पाश्चात्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Paccacchimilla, Paccatthima, Paccatthimilla, Pacchimilla, Pacchilla, Pacchillaya.

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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

[«previous next»] — Pashcatya in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pāścātya (पाश्चात्य) [Also spelled paschaty]:—(a) western, belonging to the west.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pashcatya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pāścātya (ಪಾಶ್ಚಾತ್ಯ):—

1) [adjective] at or toward the rear; behind.

2) [adjective] later; following after; subsequent; succeeding.

3) [adjective] of or characteristic of the Western countries or their culture.

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Pāścātya (ಪಾಶ್ಚಾತ್ಯ):—[noun] (masc.)a native of any of the Western countries.

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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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