Pisha, aka: Piśa; 5 Definition(s)


Pisha 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 Piśa can be transliterated into English as Pisa or Pisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Piśa (पिश) is found in one passage of the Rigveda, where Sāyaṇa takes it to mean a deer (ruru).

Source: archive.org: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

pisā (पिसा).—m A tree, Tetranthera lanceafolia. Grah. 2 The heavy or hammering end of a hammer: opp. to mukhā the broad end.

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pisā (पिसा).—a (pisēṃ) Maddened or mad. Pr. adhīṃ pisā tyācē hātīṃ dilhēṃ kōlīta; bāyakō vēḍī pōra pisēṃ jāvaī miḷālēṃ tēṃhī tasēñca.

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pīsa (पीस).—m (piccha S) A feather: also a quill. 2 The feathered end of an arrow. 3 f (R neuter.) The blight incidental to rice-crops: also a blighted head. Ex. bhātānēṃ pisā ṭākalyā; śētālā pisā paḍalyā; hēṃ pīsa tōḍūna āṇalēṃ.

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pīsa (पीस).—n (pisūṃ A flea.) Fleas. A collective noun.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pisā (पिसा).—a Maddened or mad. Pr. adhīṃ pisā tyācē hātī dilēṃ kōlīta.

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pīsa (पीस).—m A feather; a quill. The fea- thered end of an arrow. pisācā kāvaḷā karaṇārā One that deals in hyperbole.

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pīsa (पीस).—n Fleas.

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

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-English dictionary

Piśa (पिश).—a.

1) Free from sin

2) Multiform.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Piśa (पिश).—mfn.

(-śaḥ-śā-śaṃ) Free from sin. n. (śaṃ) Having many forms. E. piśa to organise, aff. ka .

Piśa can also be spelled as Pisa (पिस).

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

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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