Maushtika, Mauṣṭika: 8 definitions
Maushtika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Maushtika has 6 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Mauṣṭika can be transliterated into English as Maustika or Maushtika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Mauṣṭika (मौष्टिक):—(von muṣṭi) m. Schelm, Betrüger [Vyutpatti oder Mahāvyutpatti 97.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Mauṣṭika (मौष्टिक):—m. Schelm , Betrüger Text zu [Burnouf 168.]
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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Nitiprakasika (Critical Analysis) (by S. Anusha)
Mauṣṭika (Fist Sword, Dagger) < [Chapter 3]
Sarga V: Amuktāyudha-nirūpaṇa (51 Verses) < [Chapter 2]
Sarga II: Dhanurveda-viveka-kathana (64 Verses) < [Chapter 2]
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)