Veshtana, Veṣṭana: 15 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Veṣṭana can be transliterated into English as Vestana or Veshtana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Veshtan.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Veṣṭana (वेष्टन) refers to “turban”, prescribed for the ministers (amātya), armour-bearer (kañcukin), leaders of the merchants’ guild (śreṣṭhin), and priests (purodhas), according to Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 23. Providing masks is a component of nepathya (costumes and make-up) and is to be done in accordance with the science of āhāryābhinaya (extraneous representation).
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).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
1) Veṣṭana (वेष्टन):—Cramps in body
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Veshtana [वेष्टन] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre from the Fabaceae (pea) family having the following synonyms: Millettia pinnata, Pongamia glabra, Derris indica, Cytisus pinnatus. For the possible medicinal usage of veshtana, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.
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Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vēṣṭana (वेष्टन).—n (S) corruptly vēṣṭaṇa nEnvironing, encompassing, encircling, surrounding. 2 Covering by wrapping or winding around: also wrapping around. 3 A cover, wrapper, envelope, integument, sheath, a case or covergenerally. 4 An enclosing or environing wall, hedge, railing; a fence. 5 Turning and winding (as of a road round a mountain). 6 An attitude in dancing.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vēṣṭana (वेष्टन).—n Environing; wrapping around. A cover.
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
1) Encompassing, encircling, surrounding; अङ्गुलिवेष्टनम् (aṅguliveṣṭanam) 'a finger-ring'.
2) Coiling round, twisting round; भोगिवेष्टनमार्गेषु चन्दनानां समर्पितम् (bhogiveṣṭanamārgeṣu candanānāṃ samarpitam) R.4.48.
3) An envelope, a wrapper, cover, covering, case; औशीरम् वेष्टनम् (auśīram veṣṭanam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.6.32.
4) A turban, tiara; अस्पृष्टालकवेष्टनौ (aspṛṣṭālakaveṣṭanau) R.1.42; शिरसा वेष्टनशोभिना (śirasā veṣṭanaśobhinā) 8.12.
5) An enclosure, a fence; क्रीडाशैलः कनककदलीवेष्टनप्रेक्षणीयः (krīḍāśailaḥ kanakakadalīveṣṭanaprekṣaṇīyaḥ) Meghadūta 79.
6) A girdle, zone.
7) A bandage.
8) The outer ear.
1) A particular attitude in dancing.
11) Grasping, seizing.
12) A span.
13) A kind of weapon.
Derivable forms: veṣṭanam (वेष्टनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Surrounding, encompassing. 2. A wall, an enclosure, a fence. 3. A turban. 4. A diadem, a tiara. 5. The outer ear, or the meatus auditorious and the concha. 6. A bandage. 7. A girdle. 8. An attitude in dancing, a particular disposition of the hands; also a crossing of the feet. 9. Bdellium. E. veṣṭ, aff. lyuṭ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Veṣṭana (वेष्टन).—[veṣṭ + ana], n. 1. Surrounding, being worn, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 343 (see ullāsana). 2. An envelope, [Pañcatantra] 147, 2. 3. A wall, a fence. 4. A turban, a diadem, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 1, 42 (cf. Sch. Calc. 43). 5. The outer ear, or the meatus auditorius and the concha. 6. An attitude in dancing, a particular disposition of the hands, also a crossing of the feet. 7. Bdellium.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Veṣṭana (वेष्टन).—[neuter] winding round, wrapping, covering, enveloping; wrapper, bandage; turban, diadem; enclosure, fence.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Veṣṭana (वेष्टन):—[from veṣṭ] n. the act of surrounding or encompassing or enclosing or encircling (kṛta-veṣṭana, ‘surrounded’, ‘beset’; cf. also aṅguli-v), [Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra; Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] anything that surrounds or wraps etc., a bandage, band, girdle (naṃ-√kṛ, ‘to bandage’), [Mahābhārata; Pañcatantra]
3) [v.s. ...] a head-band, tiara, diadem, [Mahābhārata; Raghuvaṃśa; Kathāsaritsāgara]
4) [v.s. ...] an enclosure, wall, fence, [Meghadūta]
5) [v.s. ...] a covering, case, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
6) [v.s. ...] a span, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]
7) [v.s. ...] the outer ear (id est. the meatus auditorius and concha), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
8) [v.s. ...] a kind of weapon, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
9) [v.s. ...] a [particular] attitude in dancing (either a disposition of the hands or crossing of the feet), [Horace H. Wilson]
10) [v.s. ...] a rope round the sacrificial post, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
11) [v.s. ...] Pongamia Glabra, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
12) [v.s. ...] bdellium, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
13) [v.s. ...] = gati (?), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Veṣṭana (वेष्टन):—(naṃ) 1. n. A surrounding, an enclosure; outer ear; turban; dancing attitude; bdellium.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Veṣṭana (वेष्टन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Veḍhaṇa.
[Sanskrit to German]
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
Veṣṭana (वेष्टन) [Also spelled veshtan]:—(nm) a package; wrapping/wrapper; enclosure.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] = ವೇಷ್ಟ [veshta]2 - 1 & 2.
2) [noun] the act of surrounding or encompassing.
3) [noun] a circlet or headdress, often of gold and jewels, worn by a monarch as an emblem of sovereignty; a crown.
4) [noun] (dance.) standing on one foot and moving the other around it.
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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