Gatha, Gāthā, Gātha: 24 definitions



Gatha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Gātha (गाथ):—

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Gātha (गाथ):—

2) b) [Weber’s Indische Studien 8, 417. 424.] [Z. 4 lies 104, 54.]

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

Gātha (गाथ):——

1) m. Gesang.

2) f. gāthā — a) Gesang , Lied , Vers ; in der Brāhmaṇa und liturgischen Büchern insbes. ein Vers , der vermöge seines Gebrauches weder ṚC , noch Sāman , noch Yajus ist , ein zwar religiöser aber nicht vedischer Vers. Bei den Buddhisten der in den Sūtra in gebundener Rede abgefasste Theil. — b) ein best. Metrum und auch jedes von den Lehrern der Prosodie nicht erwähnte Metrum.

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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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