Agatikagati: 3 definitions


Agatikagati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Agatikagati in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

agatikagati (अगतिकगति).—f (S agatika Stopped, gati Motion, progress.) The passing on or proceeding (as of a work) through various obstructions and impediments; the managing or shifting (of a person) under much straitness and difficulty: also that which serves in straits and extremities; a last resource or expedient; a shift. 2 Help to (or, by figure, Helper of, and thus used of the Deity or a patron) the helpless. 3 Used adj for ananyagati Reduced to extremity.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Agatikagati in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agatikagati (अगतिकगति):—[=a-gatika-gati] [from a-gatika > a-gata] f. the resort of one who has no resort, a last resource, [Yājñavalkya i, 345.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agatikagati (अगतिकगति):—[karmadharaya compound] f.

(-tiḥ) A last resource or expedient. E. agatika and gati.

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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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