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vitasti2.6.84Ubhaya-lingaSingulardvādaśāṅgulaḥ
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vitastif. (once in m.;prob. fr. tan-) a particular measure of length (defined either as a long span between the extended thumb and little finger, or as the distance between the wrist and the tip of the fingers, and said to = 12 aṅgula-s or about 9 inches) etc.
vitastideśyamfn. almost a vitasti- long View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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vitasti वितस्तिः [वौ तसेः तिः Uṇ.4.189] A measure of length equal to 12 aṅgulas (being the distance between the extended thumb and the little finger); तेनेदमावृतं विश्वं वितस्तिमधितिष्ठति Bhāg.2.6.16.
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vitasti f. [√ tan] span (as measure of length=12 a&ndot;gulas or about nine inches); -tâna, a. (rare) [√ tan] empty (in a-, not empty); dejected; m. n. expansion, exten sion, extent; quantity, mass; high degree; variety; performance; development; sacri fice; canopy, awning; m. (separation of) the sacred fires: -ka, n. awning, canopy (esp. --°ree;); quantity, -vat, a. provided with a canopy; -tânâ-ya,den. represent a canopy; -tânî-bhû, id.; -tâmasa, a. light, bright; -timira, a. id.; -tîrna, pp. √ trî; -tusha, a. unhusked; -tushta, pp. dissatisfied, dis pleased; -tritîyá, a. intermittent on the third day (fever; AV.1); n.third (Br. S.); -tripta-ka, a. sated (in a-, not yet sated with; g.); -trishna, a. free from thirst; having no desire: -tâ, f. freedom from de sire, satisfaction, contentment; -trishnâ, f. id.; -tolâ, f. N. of a river.
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vitasti about eight inchesCC Madhya 2.12
vitasti about six inchesCC Antya 14.65-66
vitastim half a cubitSB 2.6.13-16
eka-vitasti about six inches longCC Antya 6.299
sapta-vitasti seven spansSB 10.14.11
sapta-vitasti seven vitastisCC Adi 5.72
sapta-vitasti seven spansSB 10.14.11
sapta-vitasti seven vitastisCC Adi 5.72
eka-vitasti about six inches longCC Antya 6.299
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vitasti noun (feminine) a particular measure of length (defined either as a long span between the extended thumb and little finger) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 4164/72933
vitastika adjective measuring a vitasti (?)
Frequency rank 39326/72933
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vitasti

vitastiḥ, pāṭakaḥ, kiṣkuḥ   

ātatibhyāṃ aṅguṣṭhakaniṣṭhābhyāṃ agrayoḥ parimāṇam।

pitāmahaḥ vitastyā kasyāpi vastunaḥ parimāṇaṃ karoti।









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