Agasti, Agastī, Āgastī: 17 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Agasti (अगस्ति):—m.

1) Name eines vedischen Ṛṣi (= agastya) [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 242.] [Medinīkoṣa t. 85.] [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 4, 29, 3.] vindhyākhyamagamasyatīti agastiḥ [Die Uṇādi-Affixe 4, 181.] agastipūtā dik die durch Agasti gereinigte Weltgegend, der Süden [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 15.] Am Himmel erscheint er als Stern [CANOPUS 122.] agastayas sind die Nachkommen des Agasti (im Sg. āgastya) [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 2, 4, 70.] —

2) Name einer Pflanze [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 242.] = vakavṛkṣa [Śabdakalpadruma] = vaṅkasenataru (vaṅgasena) [Medinīkoṣa t. 85.] Aeschynomene grandiflora [Suśruta] — Vgl. agastya und agastidru .

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Agastī (अगस्ती):—(von agastya) f. ein weiblicher Nachkomme des Agastya [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 6, 4, 149,] [Scholiast]

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Agasti (अगस्ति):—

1) pl. [Aśvalāyana’s Śrautasūtrāni 12, 10.] [Pravarādhyāya] in [Weber’s Verzeichniss 59, 9. 61, 7.]

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Āgastī (आगस्ती):—adj. f., du. āgastyau [WEBER, Nakṣ. 2, 392.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Agasti (अगस्ति):—m.

1) Nomen proprium eines alten Ṛṣi. Die Saga lässt ihn aus dem in einen Wasserkrug gefallenen Samen von Mitra und Varuṇa entstehen und das Meer austrinken. Er steht in besonderer Beziehung zum Süden. Pl. seine Nachkommen.

2) der Stern Canopus.

3) Agati_grandiflorum Desv. [Suśruta (rotrh) 1,223,8.]

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Agastī (अगस्ती):—f. das Weib des Agastya.

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Āgastī (आगस्ती):—s. āgastya.

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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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