cl.2 A1./īṣṭe-, or Vedic or Veda/īśe- (2. sg./īśiṣe-and /īkṣe-; Potential 1. sg./īśīya-perfect tense 3. pluralīśire-, īśiṣyati-, īśitum-) to own, possess ; to belong to ; to dispose of, be valid or powerful ; to be master of (with genitive case,or Vedic or Veda with genitive case of an infinitive mood,or with a common infinitive mood,or the locative case of an abstract noun) etc. ; to command ; to rule, reign etc. ; to behave like a master, allow ; ([ confer, compareGothic aigan,"to have"; Old German eigan,"own"; modernGerman eigen.])
ईश् 2 Ā. (ईष्टे, ईशाञ्चक्रे, ऐशिष्ट, ईशिता, ईशितुम्, ईशित) 1 To rule, be master of, govern, command (with gen.); नायं गात्राणामीष्टे K.312 v.l.; अर्थानामीशिषे त्वं वयमपि च गिरा- मीश्महे यावदर्थम् Bh.3.3; sometimes with acc.; इमाँल्लोका- नीशत ईशनीभिः Śvet. Up.3.1 (also used in the Veda with gen. of an infinitive or loc. of an abstract noun). -2 To be able, have power; expressed by 'can'; माधुर्यमीष्टे हरिणान् ग्रहीतुम् R.18.13,14.38; कमिवेशते रमयितुं न गुणाः Ki.6.24; U.7.4; Śi.1.38; Māl.1.13. -3 To act like a master, allow. -4 To own, possess. -5 To belong to.
verb (class 2 parasmaipada) to allow (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to be master of (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to be valid or powerful (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to behave like a master (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to belong to (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to command (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to dispose of (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to own (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to possess (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to reign (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to rule (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Sanskrit Dictionary understands and transcodes देवनागर्-ई IAST, Harvard-Kyoto, SLP1, ITRANS. You can type in any of the Sanskrit transliteration systems you are familiar with and we will detect and convert it to IAST for the purpose of searching.
Using the Devanagari and IAST Keyboards
Click the icon to enable a popup keybord and you can toggle between देवनागरी and IAST characters. If you want a system software for typing easily in देवनागरी or IAST you can download our software called SanskritWriter
Wildcard Searches and Exact Matching
To replace many characters us * example śakt* will give all words starting with śakt. To replace an individual character use ? for example śakt?m will give all words that have something in place of the ?. By default our search system looks for words “containing” the search keyword. To do an exact match use “” example “śaktimat” will search for this exact phrase.
Type sandhi: and a phrase to search for the sandhi of the two words example.
sandhi:sam yoga will search for saṃyoga
Type root: and a word to do a root search only for the word. You can also use the √ symbol, this is easily typed by typing \/ in SanskritWriter software.