Prishatashva, Pṛṣatāśva, Prishata-ashva: 7 definitions



Prishatashva 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 Pṛṣatāśva can be transliterated into English as Prsatasva or Prishatashva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Prishatashva in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Pṛṣatāśva (पृषताश्व).—A King of the Sūryavaṃśa (solar dynasty). He was called Virūpa also. Himself, Ketumān and Śambhu were the sons of king Ambarīṣa. (9th Skandha, Bhāgavata).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pṛṣatāśva (पृषताश्व).—air, wind.

Derivable forms: pṛṣatāśvaḥ (पृषताश्वः).

Pṛṣatāśva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pṛṣata and aśva (अश्व).

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

Pṛṣatāśva (पृषताश्व).—m.

(-śvaḥ) Air, wind. E. pṛṣat the porcine deer, and aśva a horse: see pṛṣadaśva .

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

Pṛṣatāśva (पृषताश्व):—[from pṛṣata > pṛṣ] m. air, wind (= pṛṣad-aśva), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Pṛṣatāśva (पृषताश्व):—[pṛṣatā+śva] (śvaḥ) 1. m. Idem.

[Sanskrit to German]

Prishatashva 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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