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वितस्त

वितस्त
 vi-tasta [ vitasta ]


mfn. ( said to be from √ taṃs, or tas ) = upa-kṣīṇa, Nir. iii, 21, Sch.

( ā ), f. see below

-datta, m. ( for vitastā-d°, cf. Pāṇ. iv, 3, 63 ) N. of a merchant, Kathās.

°tâdri, m. N. of a mountain, Rājat.




vi-tástā [ vitastA ]

f. N. of a river in the Panjāb ( now called Jhelum or Bitasta or Bihat = the Hydaspes or Bidaspes [Ptolemy] of the Greeks, it rises in Kaśmīr ; cf. pañca-nada ), RV. MBh. etc. ( -tva, n., Rājat. )

= vi-tasti ( in tri-vitastá, q.v. )

-khya( °tast´âkhya ), n. N. of the habitation of the serpent-demon Takshaka in Kaśmīra, Rājat.

-purī, f. N. of a town, Cat.

-māhātmya, n. N. of a work.