Unmrishta, Unmṛṣṭa: 7 definitions


Unmrishta 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 term Unmṛṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Unmrsta or Unmrishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Unmṛṣṭa (उन्मृष्ट) refers to one of the four kinds of vyañjana (indication), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 29. Vyañjana represents one of the four classes of dhātu (stroke), which relate to different aspects of strokes in playing stringed instruments (tata).

According to the Nāṭyaśāstra, “unmṛṣṭa is striking with the left fore-finger (pradeśinī)”.

Natyashastra book cover
context information

Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Unmṛṣṭa (उन्मृष्ट).—p. p. Blotted out, effaced, cleared, removed, wiped off; स तौ कुशलवोन्मृष्टगर्भक्लेदौ (sa tau kuśalavonmṛṣṭagarbhakledau) R.15.32; Y.2.91.

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

Unmṛṣṭa (उन्मृष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) Worn off, blotted out. E. ut out, mṛṣṭa rubbed.

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

Unmṛṣṭa (उन्मृष्ट).—[adjective] wiped off, blotted out.

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

1) Unmṛṣṭa (उन्मृष्ट):—[=un-mṛṣṭa] [from un-mṛj] mfn. stroked, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] rubbed or wiped off, effaced, blotted out, [Raghuvaṃśa; Yājñavalkya etc.]

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

Unmṛṣṭa (उन्मृष्ट):—[(ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭhā-ṣṭaṃ) p.] Worn, blotted.

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

Unmṛṣṭa (उन्मृष्ट) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Umbhuṭṭha.

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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