Yatheshta, Yathēṣṭa, Yatheṣṭa, Yatha-ishta: 5 definitions


Yatheshta 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 terms Yathēṣṭa and Yatheṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Yathesta or Yatheshta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

yathēṣṭa (यथेष्ट).—ad Plentifully. Wilfully. Lawlessly.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yatheṣṭa (यथेष्ट).—a. according to wish or desire, agreeably to one's desire, as much as desired, as desired or wished for.

-ccham, -ṣṭam, -tam ind.

Yatheṣṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yathā and iṣṭa (इष्ट). See also (synonyms): yatheccha, yathepsita.

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

Yatheṣṭa (यथेष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) Wished, desired Adv. n. or ind.

(-ṣṭaṃ) According to will or inclination.

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

1) Yatheṣṭa (यथेष्ट):—[from yathā > ya-tama] mfn. agreeable to wish, desired, agreeable (-tva n.), [Manu-smṛti; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] [in the beginning of a compound] acc° to wish or inclination, at pleasure, agreeably ([Pañcatantra; Kathāsaritsāgara])

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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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