Marttikavata, Mārttikāvata: 4 definitions



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[«previous next»] — Marttikavata in Sanskrit glossary

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

Mārttikāvata (मार्त्तिकावत):—(von mṛttikāvatī) Nomen proprium eines Landes [Mahābhārata 3, 791.] einer Stadt [16, 245.] m. pl. Nomen proprium eines Volkes [7, 2436.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 16, 26.] eines fürstlichen Geschlechts: bhojā mārttikāvatāḥ [Harivaṃśa 2014.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 424.] m. sg. Bez. des Fürsten des Landes [HALL] in der Einl. zu [VĀSAVAD. 53.]

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

Mārttikāvata (मार्त्तिकावत):——

1) Nomen proprium — a) (wohl m.) eines Landes. — b) (wohl n. ) einer Stadt. — c) m. Pl. — α) eines Volkes. — β) eines fürstlichen Geschlechts. —

2) m. ein Fürst von Mārttikāvata.

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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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