Vishisht, Viśiṣṭ: 2 definitions


Vishisht means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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 Viśiṣṭ can be transliterated into English as Visist or Vishisht, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

1) Viśiṣṭ (विशिष्ट्).—lit. specific; qualified by, characterized by; cf. क्तेन नञ्विशिष्टे-नानञ् (ktena nañviśiṣṭe-nānañ) ; P.II.1.60: cf. also प्रातिपदि-कग्रहणे लिङ्गविशिष्टस्यापि ग्रहणम् (prātipadi-kagrahaṇe liṅgaviśiṣṭasyāpi grahaṇam) Par. Śek. Pari.71;

2) Viśiṣṭ.—Different: cf. विशिष्ट-लिङ्गानां भिन्नलिङ्गानां शब्दानां (viśiṣṭa-liṅgānāṃ bhinnaliṅgānāṃ śabdānāṃ) Kāś. on P.II. 4.7.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vishisht in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) special, specialized, specific; particular; prominent; characteristic. typical; ~[shtata] speciality, specificity; singularity; characteristic; ~[shti] specification; ~[shtikarana] specialization; ~[shtikrita] specialized..—vishisht (विशिष्ट) is alternatively transliterated as Viśiṣṭa.

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