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From Sanskrit दृष्टि ‎(dṛṣṭi)


दृष्टि ‎(dŕṣṭif ‎(Urdu spelling درشٹی)

  1. vision, sight
    वह दृष्टि से ओझल हो गया।
    He was out of sight.



  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “दृष्टि”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons



दृष्टि ‎(dṛṣṭif

  1. seeing, viewing, beholding (also with the mental eye) (Br. Up. etc.)
  2. sight, the faculty of seeing (ŚBr. Mn. Suśr. etc.)
  3. the mind's eye, wisdom, intelligence (BhP. L.)
  4. regard, consideration (L.)
  5. view, notion (Bhag. Kap.)
  6. (Buddhism) a wrong view
  7. theory, doctrine, system (Jātakam.)
  8. eye, look, glance (Mn. MBh. Kāv. etc.)
    dṛṣṭiṃ dā (with locative) - turn the eye to, look at
  9. the pupil of the eye (Suśr.)
  10. aspect of the stars
    शुभदृष्टि ‎(śubha-dṛṣṭi) - of auspicious aspect, beautiful


Feminine i-stem declension of दृष्टि
Nom. sg. दृष्टिः ‎(dṛṣṭiḥ)
Gen. sg. दृष्ट्याः / दृष्टेः ‎(dṛṣṭyāḥ / dṛṣṭeḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative दृष्टिः ‎(dṛṣṭiḥ) दृष्टी ‎(dṛṣṭī) दृष्टयः ‎(dṛṣṭayaḥ)
Vocative दृष्टे ‎(dṛṣṭe) दृष्टी ‎(dṛṣṭī) दृष्टयः ‎(dṛṣṭayaḥ)
Accusative दृष्टिम् ‎(dṛṣṭim) दृष्टी ‎(dṛṣṭī) दृष्टीः ‎(dṛṣṭīḥ)
Instrumental दृष्ट्या ‎(dṛṣṭyā) दृष्टिभ्याम् ‎(dṛṣṭibhyām) दृष्टिभिः ‎(dṛṣṭibhiḥ)
Dative दृष्ट्यै / दृष्टये ‎(dṛṣṭyai / dṛṣṭaye) दृष्टिभ्याम् ‎(dṛṣṭibhyām) दृष्टिभ्यः ‎(dṛṣṭibhyaḥ)
Ablative दृष्ट्याः / दृष्टेः ‎(dṛṣṭyāḥ / dṛṣṭeḥ) दृष्टिभ्याम् ‎(dṛṣṭibhyām) दृष्टिभ्यः ‎(dṛṣṭibhyaḥ)
Genitive दृष्ट्याः / दृष्टेः ‎(dṛṣṭyāḥ / dṛṣṭeḥ) दृष्ट्योः ‎(dṛṣṭyoḥ) दृष्टीनाम् ‎(dṛṣṭīnām)
Locative दृष्ट्याम् / दृष्टौ ‎(dṛṣṭyām / dṛṣṭau) दृष्ट्योः ‎(dṛṣṭyoḥ) दृष्टिषु ‎(dṛṣṭiṣu)


  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0492