Paurastya: 11 definitions


Paurastya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Paurasty.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Paurastya (पौरस्त्य).—a. [puras-bhavārthe tyak aṇ ca]

1) Eastern; पौरस्त्यो वा सुखयति मरुत् साधुसंवाहनाभिः (paurastyo vā sukhayati marut sādhusaṃvāhanābhiḥ) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 9.25; पौरस्त्यझञ्झा (paurastyajhañjhā)रुत् (rut) 9.17; R.4.34.

2) Foremost.

3) Prior, first, preceding.

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

Paurastya (पौरस्त्य).—mfn.

(-styaḥ-styā-styaṃ) 1. Prior, first, initial. 2. Foremost. 3. Eastern. E. puras formerly, aṇ aff. of relation, pauras and tyak aff.

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

Paurastya (पौरस्त्य).—i. e. puras + tya, adj. 1. Prior, first. 2. Eastern, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 4, 25, 46.

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

Paurastya (पौरस्त्य).—[adjective] foremost, eastern.

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

1) Paurastya (पौरस्त्य):—[from pauraścaraṇika] mf(ā)n. ([from] puras) situated in front, foremost, [Raghuvaṃśa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] eastern (-pavana m. east wind, [Kathāsaritsāgara])

3) [v.s. ...] [plural] the people in the east (= gauḍa), [Kāvyādarśa]

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

Paurastya (पौरस्त्य):—[(styaḥ-styā-styaṃ) a.] Prior; eastern.

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

Paurastya (पौरस्त्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Puratthima, Puratthimilla, Purima, Purilla.

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Paurastya 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

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

Paurastya (पौरस्त्य) [Also spelled paurasty]:—(a) eastern.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Paurastya (ಪೌರಸ್ತ್ಯ):—

1) [adjective] in, of, to, toward or facing the east; eastern.

2) [adjective] from the east; eastern.

3) [adjective] of, belonging to, born or made in any of the Eastern Countries; eastern.

4) [adjective] at, to, in, on or of the front; front.

5) [adjective] preceding all others in a series; before any other; first.

6) [adjective] happened before all others; earliest.

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Paurastya (ಪೌರಸ್ತ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] the first thing.

2) [noun] a native of any of the Eastern 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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