Tiraskri, aka: Tiraskṛ; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Tiraskṛ can be transliterated into English as Tiraskr or Tiraskri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Tiraskṛ (तिरस्कृ).—(tiraḥ-kṛ) 8 U.

1) To despise, contemn आत्मनश्च पेरषां च यः समीक्ष्य बलाबलम् । अन्तरं नैव जानाति स तिर- स्क्रियतेऽरिभिः (ātmanaśca peraṣāṃ ca yaḥ samīkṣya balābalam | antaraṃ naiva jānāti sa tira- skriyate'ribhiḥ) || H.3.8; Bk.9.62.

2) To blame, scold, abuse; गीर्भिर्गुरूणां परुषाक्षराभिस्तिरस्कृता यान्ति नरा महत्त्वम् (gīrbhirgurūṇāṃ paruṣākṣarābhistiraskṛtā yānti narā mahattvam) Bv.1.73.

3) To surpass, excel (stanadvayaṃ) तिरश्चकार भ्रमरा- मिलीनयोः सुजातयोः पङ्कजकोशयोः श्रियम् (tiraścakāra bhramarā- milīnayoḥ sujātayoḥ paṅkajakośayoḥ śriyam) R.3.8.

4) To cover, conceal तिरस्क्रियन्ते कृमितन्तुजालैर्विच्छिन्नधूमप्रसरा गवाक्षाः (tiraskriyante kṛmitantujālairvicchinnadhūmaprasarā gavākṣāḥ) R. 16.2; Ms.4.49; Amaru.81.

5) To set aside, remove.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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