Anantavata, Anantavāta, Ananta-vata: 4 definitions

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Anantavata 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

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

anantavāta (अनंतवात).—f (ananta Sig. IV. & vāta) A wick composed of fourteen threads.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anantavāta (अनन्तवात).—a disease of the head, resembling tetanus.

Derivable forms: anantavātaḥ (अनन्तवातः).

Anantavāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ananta and vāta (वात).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anantavāta (अनन्तवात).—m.

(-taḥ) Rigidity or paralysis of the muscles of the face and neck. E. ananta, and vāta wind.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anantavāta (अनन्तवात):—[=an-anta-vāta] [from an-anta] m. a disease of the head (like tetanus).

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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. 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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