Antahpata, aka: Antaḥpaṭa, Antaḥpāta, Antar-pata; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Antaḥpāta (अन्तःपात).—Insertion of a letter or phonetic element such as the letter क् (k) between ङ् () and a sibilant, or the letter ट् () between ण् () and a sibilant; cf. प्रत्यङ्क् स विश्वा, वज्रिञ् च् (pratyaṅk sa viśvā, vajriñ c)छ्र्थिहि (chrthihi); cf. Pān. VIII.3.28, 29, 30, 31: cf. तेऽन्तःपाताः अकृतसंहितानाम् (te'ntaḥpātāḥ akṛtasaṃhitānām) R. Pr.IV.20

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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antaḥpaṭa (अंतःपट).—m (S) A cloth or curtain interposed, at weddings, between the bride and bridegroom, or at thread-investitures, between the boy and the officiating priest, until the moment deemed auspicious is announced by the astrologer.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

antaḥpaṭa (अंतःपट).—m The wedding-curtain.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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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Antaḥpaṭa (अन्तःपट).—a screen of cloth held between two persons who are to be united (as a bride and bridegroom, or pupil and preceptor) until the acctual time of union arrives.

Derivable forms: antaḥpaṭaḥ (अन्तःपटः), antaḥpaṭam (अन्तःपटम्).

Antaḥpaṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms antar and paṭa (पट).

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Antaḥpāta (अन्तःपात).—

1) insertion of a letter (in Gram.).

2) a post fixed in the middle of the sacrificial ground (used in ritual works); अन्तःपूर्वेण यूपं परीत्यान्तःपात्यदेशे स्थापयति (antaḥpūrveṇa yūpaṃ parītyāntaḥpātyadeśe sthāpayati) Kāty.

Derivable forms: antaḥpātaḥ (अन्तःपातः).

Antaḥpāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms antar and pāta (पात). See also (synonyms): antaḥpātya.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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