Tashta, Taṣṭa: 8 definitions


Tashta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Taṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Tasta or Tashta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

taṣṭa (तष्ट) [or तष्टित, taṣṭita].—p S Chipped or pared. 2 In arithmetic. Reduced by division.

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taṣṭa (तष्ट).—n (Vulgar.) A disturbing and bothering case; a trouble, a hobble, a scrape.

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tasta (तस्त).—n ( or P) A metal vessel to hold water; an ewer, a wash-hand basin, a dish for receiving the gaṇḍūṣa or gargle &c.

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

taṣṭa (तष्ट) [or taṣṭita, or तष्टित].—p Clipped or pared. Reduced by division.

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tasta (तस्त).—n A metal vessel to hold water; an ewer

context information

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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Taṣṭa (तष्ट).—a.

1) Hewn, cut, chiselled, split.

2) Fashioned; see तक्ष् (takṣ); formed in mind, produced; ऋतेन तष्टा मनसा हिता (ṛtena taṣṭā manasā hitā) Av.11.1.23.

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

Taṣṭa (तष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) Pared, made thin. E. takṣ to pare, affix kta.

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

1) Taṣṭa (तष्ट):—mfn. (√takṣ) pared, hewn, made thin, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) fashioned, formed in mind, produced, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda xi, 1, 23]

3) cf. su-, stoma-

4) [vibhva-taṣṭa].

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

Taṣṭa (तष्ट):—[(ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) a.] Pared, made thin.

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

Taṣṭa (तष्ट) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Cacchia, Cholliya, Taccha, Tacchia, Taṭṭha.

context information

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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Taṣṭa (ತಷ್ಟ):—[adjective] (said of wood) cut or trimmed away; peeled; planed; smoothened.

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Tasta (ತಸ್ತ):—[noun] = ತಸ್ತು [tastu].

context information

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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