Vismayavishta, Vismayāviṣṭa, Vismaya-avishta: 2 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Vismayāviṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Vismayavista or Vismayavishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vismayāviṣṭa (विस्मयाविष्ट).—a. astonished, struck with wonder.

Vismayāviṣṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vismaya and āviṣṭa (आविष्ट). See also (synonyms): vismayākula.

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

Vismayāviṣṭa (विस्मयाविष्ट):—[=vi-smayāviṣṭa] [from vi-smaya > vi-smi] 1. vi-smayāviṣṭa mfn. filled with astonishment or wonder, [Mahābhārata]

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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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