Prashti, Praṣṭi: 5 definitions


Prashti 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 Praṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Prasti or Prashti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Praṣṭi (प्रष्टि).—Ved.

1) A side-horse.

2) A by stander.

3) A tripod.

Derivable forms: praṣṭiḥ (प्रष्टिः).

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

Praṣṭi (प्रष्टि).—[masculine] side-horse; bystander, companion.

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

1) Praṣṭi (प्रष्टि):—[=pra-ṣṭi] m. (√1. as. cf. abhi-ṣṭi, upa-sti, pari-ṣṭi) ‘being beyond or in front’, a horse harnessed by the side of other yoke-horses or in front of them, a side-horse or leader, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] a man at one’s side, bystander, companion, [Ṛg-veda; Lāṭyāyana]

3) [v.s. ...] a tripod (supporting a dish), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā [Scholiast or Commentator]]

[Sanskrit to German]

Prashti 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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