Pratikashta, Pratikaṣṭa, Prati-kashta: 4 definitions

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Pratikashta 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 Pratikaṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Pratikasta or Pratikashta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pratikaṣṭa (प्रतिकष्ट).—a. comparatively bad.

Pratikaṣṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prati and kaṣṭa (कष्ट).

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

Pratikaṣṭa (प्रतिकष्ट):—[=prati-kaṣṭa] mfn. comparatively (id est. beyond expectation) bad, [Suśruta]

[Sanskrit to German]

Pratikashta 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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