అష్ట

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Telugu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Sanskrit अष्ट (aṣṭa, eight), from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw. Compare Avestan 𐬀𐬱𐬙𐬀 (ašta), Persian هشت (hašt), also Latvian astoņi, Ancient Greek ὀκτώ (oktṓ), Latin octō, English eight.

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Adjective[edit]

అష్ట (aṣṭa)

  1. Of or pertaining to eight.
    అష్టకష్టములుaṣṭakaṣṭamulu(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    అష్టదిక్పాలకులు
    aṣṭadikpālakulu
    The regents of the eight points of the compass.
    అష్టలక్ష్ములు
    aṣṭalakṣmulu
    The eight forms of Hindu goddess Lakshmi.

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