शिष्ट

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Hindi[edit]

Adjective[edit]

शिष्ट (śiṣṭá?

  1. well behaved, polite
  2. elegant, suave
  3. genteel, courteous

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

शिष्ट (śiṣṭá)

  1. left, remaining, escaped, residual (often at the end of a compound)
    नलशिष्ट (nala-śiṣṭá) — having only the stem left

Noun[edit]

शिष्ट (śiṣṭán

  1. anything that remains or is left, remains, remnant

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

शिष्ट (śiṣṭá)

  1. taught, directed, ordered, commanded (applied to persons and things)
  2. disciplined, cultured, educated, learned, wise (m. a learned or well-educated or wise man)
  3. eminent, superior

Noun[edit]

शिष्ट (śiṣṭám

  1. chief
  2. courtier, counsellor
  3. learned or well-educated or wise man

Noun[edit]

शिष्ट (śiṣṭán

  1. precept, rule

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 1069