Veshtaka, Vēṣṭaka, Veṣṭaka: 12 definitions

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Veshtaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

Veshtaka has 11 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit terms Vēṣṭaka and Veṣṭaka can be transliterated into English as Vestaka or Veshtaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Veṣṭaka (वेष्टक):—(wie eben)

1) Hülle in aṅguli Bez. eines best. Schmuckes der Finger, etwa Handschuh [Mahābhārata 7, 5688]; vgl. aṅguliveṣṭana unter veṣṭana . —

2) n. Kopfbinde, Turban [Śabdaratnāvalī im Śabdakalpadruma] —

3) m. = (parigraha

20) doppelte Aufführung eines Wortes, vor und nach iti (gleichsam eine Einfassung von iti) Comm. zu [Prātiśākhya zum Ṛgveda 3, 14.] zu [Prātiśākhya zur Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 4, 91. 177. 182. 187.] —

4) m. Benincasa cerifera Savi. [Hārāvalī 97.] —

5) m. n. Terpentin [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma] n. Gummi, Harz überh. [Śabdamālā im Śabdakalpadruma] —

6) = prācīra, vṛti [Śabdakalpadruma] und [WILSON] nach [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 982], wo aber āveṣṭaka steht. — Vgl. karṇa, danta, veṣṭana, śālmalī .

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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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