Tosha, Tosa, Toṣa: 15 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Toṣa can be transliterated into English as Tosa or Tosha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Tosh.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Toṣa (तोष).—A son of Dakṣiṇā and a Tuṣita God.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 1. 7-8.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
tosa : (m.) joy; satisfaction.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
tōṣa (तोष).—m Pleasure, satisfaction.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Toṣa (तोष).—[tuṣ-bhāve ghañ] Satisfaction, contentment, pleasure, delight. -a. Pleasing, gratifying; तत्कर्म हरितोषं यत्सा विद्या तन्मतिर्यया (tatkarma haritoṣaṃ yatsā vidyā tanmatiryayā) Bhāgavata 4.29.5.
Derivable forms: toṣaḥ (तोषः).
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Toṣa (तोष).—&c. See under तुष् (tuṣ).
See also (synonyms): toṣaṇa.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṣaṃ) Pleasure, joy, happiness. E. tuṣ to be pleased, affix ghañ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Toṣa (तोष).—i. e. tuṣ + a, m. Satisfaction, pleasure, Mahābhārata 13, 1285.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tośa (तोश).—[adjective] trickling, streaming; granting, abundant.
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Toṣa (तोष).—[masculine] satisfaction, contentment, joy in ([locative], [genetive], or —°).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Tośa (तोश):—mfn. (√1. tuś) distilling, trickling, [Ṛg-veda iii, 12, 4]
2) granting, [i, 169, 5] (śa-tama, Superl.).
3) Toṣa (तोष):—m. (√tuṣ) satisfaction, contentment, pleasure, joy (with [locative case] [genitive case], or ifc.), [Mahābhārata] etc.
4) Contentment as a son of Bhaga-vat and one of the 12 Tuṣitas, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa iv, 1, 7.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Toṣa (तोष):—(ṣaḥ) 1. n. Pleasure.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Toṣa (तोष) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Tosa.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Toṣa (तोष) [Also spelled tosh]:—(nm) appeasement; gratification.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Tosa (तोस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Toṣa.
2) Tosa (तोस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Toṣa.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Tōṣa (ತೋಷ):—[noun] the quality or state of being happy; happiness; pleasure; joy.
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Tōsa (ತೋಸ):—[noun] = ತೋಷ [tosha].
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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