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meanings of "aSTaka" [1]


1.consisting of 8 parts


meanings of "aSTaka" [2]

m.{a-stem} who studies or is acquainted with the eight adhyaayaas of paaNini's grammar; of a son of vizvaamitra


meanings of "aSTaka" [3]


1.a whole consisting of 8 parts;

2.the 8 chapters of paaNinii's suutras;

3.the study of the suutras;

4.a division of the Rgveda (in being divided into 8 aSTakas or 10 maNDalas);

5.any group of eight;

6.the number eight