Rasta, Rashta: 5 definitions


Rasta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Rast.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

rasta (रस्त).—f Properly and commonly rasada.

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rastā (रस्ता).—m ( P) A road, path, way. rastā pāhaṇēṃ or dēkhaṇēṃ g. of o. To expect or look out for.

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rāsta (रास्त).—a corruptly rāstō a ( P) True, just, upright, equitable--a person, speech, action, course of life: also true, honest, just, of full dimensions--a weight or measure. Also as ad Truly, justly, equitably, honestly.

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rāstā (रास्ता).—m A kind of lugaḍēṃ.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

rastā (रस्ता).—m A road, path, way. rastōrastīṃ ad In every read.

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rāsta (रास्त).—a True, just. Honest. ad Truly.

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rāstā (रास्ता).—m A kind of lugaḍēṃ.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Rāṣṭa (राष्ट).—(°-) [ Lalitavistara 360.22 (verse), read rāṣṭra- with most mss.]

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Rāsta (रास्त) [Also spelled rast]:—(a) proper, befitting; -, [rāhe] proper course.

2) Rāstā (रास्ता):—(nm) way, path; route, course; passage; an approach; —[kaṭanā] distance (to the destination) to be covered; —[kāṭanā] to intercept one’s course (considered an ill foreboding); —[khulanā] an avenue to open up; hurdles in the way to be cleared; —[calatā] wayfaring; a stranger; —[dekhanā] to wait (for); —[denā] to allow to pass, to give passage to; —[nāpanā] to go one’s own way, not to meddle with others' affairs; —[nikālanā] to find a way out;—[pakaḍanā/lenā] to take to one’s course, to go one’s way; —[batānā] to evade; to get rid; —[badalanā] to change one’s course; —[banānā] to chalk out one’s course; —[bhūlanā]; to make a chance appearance; to come after a long gap; —[sāpha karanā] to clear the way, to remove obstacles; —[rāste kā kāṃṭā/roḍā] an obstacle/impediment; a thorn in the flesh of; [rāste para lānā] to bringround, to lead on to the proper course; to win over; [rāste laganā] to follow one’s own path/course.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Rāsta (ರಾಸ್ತ):—

1) [adjective] in accordance with justice, law, morality, etc.; right.

2) [adjective] in accordance with fact, reason, some set standard, etc.; correct; true; right.

3) [adjective] fitting; appropriate; suitable.

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Rāsta (ರಾಸ್ತ):—[noun] that which is right, correct or appropriate.

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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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