Visheshat, Viśeṣāt: 2 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Viśeṣāt can be transliterated into English as Visesat or Visheshat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viśeṣāt (विशेषात्).—ind.

1) Especially, particularly.

2) In proportion to; निःस्वेभ्यो देयमेतेभ्यो दानं विद्याविशेषतः (niḥsvebhyo deyametebhyo dānaṃ vidyāviśeṣataḥ) Manusmṛti 11.2.

3) Individually, singly.

See also (synonyms): viśeṣatas, viśeṣeṇa.

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

Viśeṣāt (विशेषात्):—[=vi-śeṣāt] [from vi-śeṣa > vi-śiṣ] ind. (exceedingly, especially, particularly, even more, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.; āt ifc., by reason or in consequence of [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā])

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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.

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