Vistriti, Vistṛti: 10 definitions
Vistriti 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.
The Sanskrit term Vistṛti can be transliterated into English as Vistrti or Vistriti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
Vistṛti (विस्तृति).—Radius or diameter. Note: Vistṛti is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vistṛti (विस्तृति).—f Spread out state, expansion, extension, diffusion.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vistṛti (विस्तृति).—f Expansion, diffusion, extension.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Extension, expansion.
2) Breadth, width, magnitude.
3) The diameter of a circle.
Derivable forms: vistṛtiḥ (विस्तृतिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tiḥ) 1. Spreading, expansion. 2. The diameter of a circle. 3. Breadth, width. E. vi, stṛ to spread, aff. ktin .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vistṛti (विस्तृति).—[vi-stṛ + ti], f. 1. Spreading, expansion. 2. Breadth. 3. The diameter of a circle.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vistṛti (विस्तृति):—[=vi-stṛti] [from vi-stṛta > vi-stṛ] f. extent, width, breadth, [Āryabhaṭa]
2) [v.s. ...] the diameter of a circle, [Colebrooke]
3) [v.s. ...] spreading, expansion, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vistṛti (विस्तृति):—(tiḥ) 2. f. Diffusion; diameter; breadth.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Vistṛti (ವಿಸ್ತೃತಿ):—[noun] = ವಿಸ್ತರ - [vistara -] 1 & 2.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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