Dharmishtha, Dharmiṣṭha: 12 definitions


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Dharmishtha has 10 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Dharmiṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Dharmistha or Dharmishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Dharmishth.

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[«previous next»] — Dharmishtha in Sanskrit glossary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Dharmiṣṭha (धर्मिष्ठ):—(superl. zu dharmin) adj. f. ā seine Pflichten vollkommen erfüllend, überaus gerecht, gewissenhaft, tugendhaft; von Personen [Taittirīyāraṇyaka 10,80.] [Manu’s Gesetzbuch.3,40.] [Mahābhārata.2,2691.] [Harivaṃśa 7013.] [Rāmāyaṇa.1,34,4. 40. 39,3. 52,11. 60,2.2,21,23.3,63,19.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa.9,16,15.] [ŚUK. 40,7.] [KATHĀRṆ.] in [Oxforder Handschriften 154,b, Nalopākhyāna 1.] a [Mahābhārata 15, 349.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 8, 15, 22.] dharmiṣṭhatā f. nom. abstr. [Mahābhārata 1, 2987.] dem Gesetze vollkommen entsprechend, mit dem Gesetze —, mit der Tugend in Einklang stehend, gesetzmässig, gesetzlich: yajñaḥ paramadharmiṣṭhaḥ [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 33, 6.] vartman [2, 26, 1.] kathāḥ [Mahābhārata 15, 779.] [Rāmāyaṇa] [Gorresio 1, 53, 11.] vacana, vākya [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 69, 15. 5, 86, 2.] gāthāḥ [91, 7.] adharmiṣṭhaṃ karma [Mahābhārata 1, 4579.]

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Dharmiṣṭha (धर्मिष्ठ):—, f. [Spr. 2179.]

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

Dharmiṣṭha (धर्मिष्ठ):—Adj. (f. ā) —

1) seine Pflichten vollkommen erfüllend , überaus gerecht , — gewissenhaft , — tugendhaft. Nom.abstr. f.

2) dem Gesetze vollkommen entsprechend , mit dem Gesetze — , mit der Tugend ganz in Einklang stehend , gesetzmässig , gesetzlich.

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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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