Vishthita, Viṣṭhita: 5 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Viṣṭhita can be transliterated into English as Visthita or Vishthita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viṣṭhita (विष्ठित).—p. p.

1) Standing, being on or in; क्षमा यशः क्षमा धर्मः क्षमायां विष्ठितं जगत् (kṣamā yaśaḥ kṣamā dharmaḥ kṣamāyāṃ viṣṭhitaṃ jagat) Rām.1.33.9.

2) Being present or near.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Visthita (विस्थित).—[, only bad writing for Sanskrit viṣṭhita, ppp. of vi plus sthā, [Boehtlingk and Roth] s.v. 3, stood still: sarvā nadyaś ca °tāḥ Lalitavistara 98.1 (verse); so Lefm. with ms. A; vv.ll. tiṣṭhatāḥ, tiṣṭhitāḥ; the latter could be a MIndic ppp. to pres. tiṣṭhati.]

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

Viṣṭhita (विष्ठित).—[adjective] standing asunder, scattered, diffused, spread; fixed, standing or being in ([locative] or —°).

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

1) Viṣṭhita (विष्ठित):—[=vi-ṣṭhita] [from vi-ṣṭhā] mfn. standing apart, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] scattered, spread, diffused, [ib.; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; Atharva-veda]

3) [v.s. ...] standing, fixed, stationary (opp. to jagat), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]

4) [v.s. ...] standing or being on or in ([locative case] or [compound]), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] being present or near, [Rāmāyaṇa; Harivaṃśa]

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

Visthita (विस्थित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Viṭṭhiya, Vithakka.

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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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