Shashtikya, Ṣaṣṭikya, Ṣāṣṭikya: 8 definitions

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Shashtikya 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 Ṣaṣṭikya and Ṣāṣṭikya can be transliterated into English as Sastikya or Shashtikya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Shashtikya in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu

Ṣāṣṭikya (षाष्टिक्य) refers to an agricultural region fit for growing Ṣaṣṭika-śāli (reddish Ṣaṣṭika Śāli) according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees and plants [viz., Ṣāṣṭikya] and substances, with their various kinds.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Ṣaṣṭikya (षष्टिक्य).—A field sown with the above kind of rice.

Derivable forms: ṣaṣṭikyam (षष्टिक्यम्).

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

Ṣaṣṭikya (षष्टिक्य).—mfn.

(-kyaḥ-kyā-kyaṃ) Fit for rice of quick growth, (a field, &c.) E. ṣaṣṭika, and yat aff.

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

Ṣaṣṭikya (षष्टिक्य).—i. e. ṣaṣṭika + ya, adj. Fit for the rice called ṣaṣṭika (see the last).

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

1) Ṣaṣṭikya (षष्टिक्य):—[from ṣaṣ] mfn. sown with the above rice, [Pāṇini 5-2, 3]

2) [v.s. ...] (a field etc.) fit for sowing with this rice, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Ṣaṣṭikya (षष्टिक्य):—[(kyaḥ-kyā-kyaṃ) a.] Fit for rice of quick growth.

[Sanskrit to German]

Shashtikya 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shashtikya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ṣaṣṭikya (ಷಷ್ಟಿಕ್ಯ):—[noun] a tract of rice field growing species of rice that takes sixty days to be harvested, from the date of being sown.

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Ṣāṣṭikya (ಷಾಷ್ಟಿಕ್ಯ):—[noun] = ಷಷ್ಟಿಕ್ಯ [shashtikya].

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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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