Prishti, Pṛṣṭī, Pṛṣṭi: 9 definitions

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Prishti 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 terms Pṛṣṭī and Pṛṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Prsti or Prishti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Pṛṣṭī (पृष्टी).—A daughter of Marīci and Sambhūti.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 28. 9.
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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pṛṣṭi (पृष्टि).—f.

1) Inquiry, interrogation.

2) Ved. A rib.

3) Touch.

4) A ray of light.

Derivable forms: pṛṣṭiḥ (पृष्टिः).

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

Pṛṣṭi (पृष्टि).—m.

(-ṣṭiḥ) 1. A ray of light. 2. Touch. E. pṛṣ to touch, &c. aff. ktin. when it is derived from pracch-ktin it means “Inquiry” and when formed from pṛṣ kartari ktic it signifies “the back” or “at the side of.

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

Pṛṣṭi (पृष्टि).—[feminine] rib, pṛṣṭitas on the ribs.

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Pṛṣṭī (पृष्टी).—[feminine] rib, pṛṣṭitas on the ribs.

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

1) Pṛṣṭi (पृष्टि):—1. pṛṣṭi f. a rib (cf. parśu), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda] (ṭī, [xi, 1, 34]), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) 2. pṛṣṭi f. touch, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. spṛṣṭi)

3) a ray of light, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. pṛśni).

4) 3. pṛṣṭi = pṛṣṭha, [Pañcadaṇḍacchattra-prabandha; Kauśika-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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

Pṛṣṭi (पृष्टि):—(ṣṭiḥ) 2. m. A ray of light; touch.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pṛṣṭi (पृष्टि) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Puṭṭhi.

[Sanskrit to German]

Prishti 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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