Phalashreshtha, Phalaśreṣṭha, Phala-shreshtha: 6 definitions


Phalashreshtha 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 Phalaśreṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Phalasrestha or Phalashreshtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Phalaśreṣṭha (फलश्रेष्ठ).—the mango tree.

Derivable forms: phalaśreṣṭhaḥ (फलश्रेष्ठः).

Phalaśreṣṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms phala and śreṣṭha (श्रेष्ठ).

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

Phalaśreṣṭha (फलश्रेष्ठ).—m.

(-ṣṭhaḥ) The mango. E. phala fruit and śreṣṭha best.

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

Phalaśreṣṭha (फलश्रेष्ठ):—[=phala-śreṣṭha] [from phala > phal] m. ‘best of fruits’, the mango tree, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Phalaśreṣṭha (फलश्रेष्ठ):—[phala-śreṣṭha] (ṣṭhaḥ) 1. m. The mango.

[Sanskrit to German]

Phalashreshtha 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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