Rashtra, Rāṣṭra: 26 definitions

Introduction:

Rashtra 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.

Rashtra has 25 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Rāṣṭra can be transliterated into English as Rastra or Rashtra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Rāṣṭra (राष्ट्र):—

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

Rāṣṭra (राष्ट्र):——

1) m. n. — a) Reich , Herrschaft ; Gebiet , Land ; Unterthanen , Volk. Nur einmal m. ; am Ende eines adj. Comp. f. ā. — b) *Calamität , Elend , Noth.

2) m. Nomen proprium eines Fürsten.

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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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