Itihasa, Itihāsa, Iti-hasa: 23 definitions

Introduction:

Itihasa means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Itihasa has 21 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Itihas.

Images (photo gallery)

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Itihāsa (इतिहास):—m. Sage, Legende [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 5, 5.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 259.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 11, 1, 6, 9. 13, 4, 3, 12. 14, 5, 4, 10. 6, 10, 6. 7, 3, 11] [?(= Bṛhadāranyakopaniṣad 2, 4, 10. 4, 1, 2. 5, 11). Aśvalāyana’s Śrautasūtrāni 10, 7. Yāska’s Nirukta 2, 10. 24. 4, 6. 10, 26. 12, 10. Manu’s Gesetzbuch 3, 232. Sundopasundopākhyāna 1, 1. Mahābhārata 3, 14105. Viṣṇupurāṇa 276.] itihāsapurāṇa n. [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 11, 5, 6, 8. 7, 9.] itihāsapurāṇaḥ pañcamo vedānām [Chāndogyopaniṣad 7, 1, 2. 4. 3, 4, 1.] itihāsasamuccaya [morgenländischen Gesellschaft 2, 337.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 436.] — Eine Zusammenrückung von iti ha (s. u. iti 7.) āsa (3. sg. perf. von 1. as) so hat es sich begeben. — Vgl. aitihya .

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

Itihāsa (इतिहास):—m. Sage , Legende. itihāsapurāṇa n. Sg. Legende und Purāṇa. Das m. [Chāndogyopaniṣad 7,1,4] ohne Zweifel fehlerhaft.

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of itihasa in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Related products

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: