Vistirna, Vistīrṇa, Vistīrṇā: 5 definitions


Vistirna 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu

Vistīrṇā (विस्तीर्णा) refers to a “creeper” (viz., a creeping plant), as mentioned in a list of eight synonyms for Vīrudh or Latā, according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees [viz., Vistīrṇā] and plants and substances, with their various kinds.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

vistīrṇa (विस्तीर्ण).—p Spread out, expanded.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vistīrṇa (विस्तीर्ण).—p. p.

1) Spread out, expanded, extended.

2) Wide, broad; विस्तीर्णं योजनं स्निग्धं ततो द्विगुणमायतम् (vistīrṇaṃ yojanaṃ snigdhaṃ tato dviguṇamāyatam) Rām.7.13.3.

3) Large, great, extensive.

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

Vistīrṇa (विस्तीर्ण).—adj.-ppp., nt. °ṇam, (supply) in full, like vistaraḥ, °reṇa (see vistara 2) used to mark abbreviation of a fuller text: yadā dāni ekaṃ pārśvaṃ pakvaṃ bhavati, vistīrṇam, atha dvitīyena pārśvena Mv i.25.7. So I inter- pret the word; Senart's interpretation seems to me im- possible; I admit, however, that I do not know the full text here abbreviated.

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

Vistīrṇa (विस्तीर्ण).—mfn.

(-rṇaḥ-rṇā-rṇaṃ) 1. Large, roomy, great. 2. Spread, expanded. 3. Broad. E. vi before stṛ to cover or spread, aff. kta .

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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. 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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