Sthavishtha, Sthaviṣṭha: 7 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Sthaviṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Sthavistha or Sthavishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sthaviṣṭha (स्थविष्ठ).—a. Greatest, very strong, largest (superl. of sthūla q. v.) मनोमयं सूक्ष्ममुपेत्य रूपं मात्रा स्वरो वर्ण इति स्थविष्ठः (manomayaṃ sūkṣmamupetya rūpaṃ mātrā svaro varṇa iti sthaviṣṭhaḥ) Bhāgavata 11.12.17.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṣṭhaḥ-ṣṭhā-ṣṭhaṃ) 1. Very fat or corpulent. 2. Createst. E. sthla bulky, iṣṭhan superlative affix, the final of the adjective dropped, and vowel changed; also with īyasun aff., sthavīyas mfn.
(-yān-yasī-yaḥ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sthaviṣṭha (स्थविष्ठ).—sthavīyaṃs sthavīyaṃs, see sthūla.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sthaviṣṭha (स्थविष्ठ).—([superlative]) thickest, grossest.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sthaviṣṭha (स्थविष्ठ):—[from sthū] mfn. (superl. of sthūra) very broad or thick or solid or strong, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]; etc.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sthaviṣṭha (स्थविष्ठ):—[(ṣṭhaḥ-ṣṭhā-ṣṭhaṃ) a.] Very fat or corpulent. Also sthavīyas.
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