Vishamastha, Viṣamastha, Vishama-stha: 9 definitions


Vishamastha 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 Viṣamastha can be transliterated into English as Visamastha or Vishamastha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vishamastha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

viṣamastha (विषमस्थ).—a S That stands or is placed in adver- sity, affliction, peril: also that is in trouble, jeopardy, hazard. 2 That stands unevenly or irregularly.

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

viṣamastha (विषमस्थ).—a That stands in adversity.

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

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

Viṣamastha (विषमस्थ).—a.

1) being in an inaccessible position.

2) being in difficulty or misfortune; विश्वामित्र- स्ततस्तां तु विषमस्तामनिन्दिताम् (viśvāmitra- statastāṃ tu viṣamastāmaninditām) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.72.5.

Viṣamastha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viṣama and stha (स्थ).

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

Viṣamastha (विषमस्थ).—mfn.

(-sthaḥ-sthā-sthaṃ) 1. Standing unevenly. 2. Inaccessible, safely posted. 3. Being in difficulty, &c. E. viṣama uneven, stha who stays.

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

Viṣamastha (विषमस्थ).—[viṣama-stha], adj. 1. Standing unevenly. 2. Being in difficulty or misfortune, [Nala] 10, 1. 3. Inaccessible, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 195. 4. Safely posted.

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

Viṣamastha (विषमस्थ).—[adjective] being in danger or difficulties.

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

1) Viṣamastha (विषमस्थ):—[=vi-ṣama-stha] [from vi-ṣama] mf(ā)n. standing unevenly, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] being in an inaccessible position, [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] standing on a precipice, st° in a dangerous place, [Pañcatantra]

4) [v.s. ...] being in difficulty or misfortune, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

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

Viṣamastha (विषमस्थ):—[viṣama-stha] (sthaḥ-sthā-sthaṃ) a. Standing unevenly; inaccessible; in bad circumstances.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vishamastha in German

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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