Tvashti, Tvaṣṭi: 8 definitions
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Tvashti has 7 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Tvaṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Tvasti or Tvashti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Tvaṣṭi (त्वष्टि):—(wie eben) f. Zimmerhandwerk [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 10, 48.]
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Tvāṣṭī (त्वाष्टी):—f. Beiname der Durgā: tuṣa tuṣṭau smṛto dhātustasya tuṣṭī nipātane . sṛjatyeṣā prajāstuṣṭī tvāṣṭī (tvaṣṭrī?) tena prakīrtitā .. [Devīpurāṇa 45.] [Śabdakalpadruma]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Tvaṣṭi (त्वष्टि):—f. Zimmerhandwerk.
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Tvāṣṭī (त्वाष्टी):—(!) Beiname der Durgā.
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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