Catushpatha, Catur-patha, Catuṣpatha, Catuppatha: 15 definitions


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Catushpatha has 13 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Catuṣpatha can be transliterated into English as Catuspatha or Catushpatha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chatushpatha.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Catushpatha in Sanskrit glossary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Catuṣpatha (चतुष्पथ):—(ca + patha)

1) m. n. Kreuzweg [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 6, 69.] [Amarakoṣa 2, 1, 17. 3, 4, 13, 59. 18, 126.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 986.] [Anekārthasaṃgraha 4, 133.] [Medinīkoṣa th. 27.] [Taittirīyabrāhmaṇa 1, 6, 10, 3.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 2, 6, 2, 7.] [Kauśika’s Sūtra zum Atuarvaveda 26. 27.] [ĀŚV. GṚHY. 1, 5. 8. 4, 6.] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 5, 10, 9.] [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 4, 39. 131. 9, 264. 11, 118.] [Mahābhārata 3, 12846. 5, 7545. 13, 4980.] [Mṛcchakaṭikā 8, 22.] catuḥpatha selten, z. B. [Suśruta 2, 387, 4. 390, 18.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 52, 89.] —

2) m. ein Brahman (wegen der vier āśrama) [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa]

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Catuṣpatha (चतुष्पथ):—

3) m. unter den 18 saṃskārāḥ kuṇḍānām [Oxforder Handschriften 105,b,3.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Catuṣpatha (चतुष्पथ):——

1) m. n. Kreuzweg.

2) *m. ein Brahman.

3) n. eine best. an einer Feuergrube vorgenommene Ceremonie.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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