Prishatka, Pṛṣatka: 9 definitions
Prishatka 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 Pṛṣatka can be transliterated into English as Prsatka or Prishatka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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1) An arrow; पृषत्कबाणविशिखाः (pṛṣatkabāṇaviśikhāḥ) Ak.; तदुपोढैश्च नभश्चरैः पृषत्कः (tadupoḍhaiśca nabhaścaraiḥ pṛṣatkaḥ) Kirātārjunīya 13.23; Śiśupālavadha 2.18; Vb.1.1; धनुर्भृतां हस्तवतां पृषत्काः (dhanurbhṛtāṃ hastavatāṃ pṛṣatkāḥ) R.7.45; चकास्ति यल्लोचनयोः पृषत्कता (cakāsti yallocanayoḥ pṛṣatkatā) Rām. Ch.2.5. पृषत्कोत्कृत्तमस्तकाः (pṛṣatkotkṛttamastakāḥ) Śiva B.13.18.
2) A round spot.
3) The versed sine of an arc; Gaṇitādhhyāya.
Derivable forms: pṛṣatkaḥ (पृषत्कः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tkaḥ) An arrow E. pṛṣat a deer, and kan added; swift as a deer.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pṛṣatka (पृषत्क).—i. e. pṛṣant + ka, m. An arrow, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 18, 47.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pṛṣatka (पृषत्क).—[masculine] arrow.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pṛṣatka (पृषत्क):—[from pṛṣ] m. a round spot, [Haravijaya]
2) [v.s. ...] an arrow (as being variegated or as bring as swift as an antelope), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. [Indian Wisdom, by Sir M. Monier-Williams 405 n. 1])
3) [v.s. ...] the versed sine of an arc, [Gaṇitādhyāya]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pṛṣatka (पृषत्क):—(tkaḥ) 1. m. An arrow.
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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.
Pṛṣatka (ಪೃಷತ್ಕ):—[noun] a slender, sharp pointed missile for being shot from a bow; an arrow.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Ends with: Aparaddhaprishatka, Krishanuprishatka.
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