Samdishta, Saṃdiṣṭa: 3 definitions


Samdishta 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 Saṃdiṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Samdista or Samdishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃdiṣṭa (संदिष्ट).—p. p.

1) Pointed out, indicated.

2) Assigned.

3) Told, narrated, communicated.

4) Agreed to, promised.

-ṣṭaḥ One entrusted with a message, a messenger, herald, courier (saṃdiṣṭārtha also).

-ṣṭam Information, news, tidings.

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

1) Saṃdiṣṭa (संदिष्ट):—[=saṃ-diṣṭa] [from saṃ-diś] mfn. pointed out, assigned etc.

2) [v.s. ...] stipulated, promised, [Yājñavalkya]

3) [v.s. ...] n. news, tidings, information, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Saṃdiṣṭa (संदिष्ट) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Appahiya, Saṃdiṭṭha.

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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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