Anvartha: 6 definitions


Anvartha 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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

anvartha (अन्वर्थ) [or अन्वर्थक, anvarthaka].—a S (anu After or according to, artha Meaning.) Descriptive; indicative of by expressing the properties or attributes--a term or name: as bhūpāla, jaladhi, ātapatra, jñānavallī are descriptive words for king, ocean, parasol, the hemp-plant. 2 (anu After, artha A real existence, an entity, a reality.) True, real, just, not empty or illusory.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

anvartha (अन्वर्थ) [-ka, -क].—a Having a meaning easily de- ducible from the etymology of the word, descriptive. True to the sense, significant.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anvartha (अन्वर्थ).—a. [anugataḥ artham] Having the meaning clear or intelligible, having a meaning easily deducible from the etymology of the word; hence, true to the sense, significant; तथैव सोऽभूदन्वर्थो राजा प्रकृतिरञ्जनात् (tathaiva so'bhūdanvartho rājā prakṛtirañjanāt) R.4.12; अन्वर्था तैर्वसुन्धरा (anvarthā tairvasundharā) Ki.11.64; अन्वर्थसंज्ञैव परं त्रिमार्गगा (anvarthasaṃjñaiva paraṃ trimārgagā) Śi.12.23; अन्वर्थ एवायमधुना प्रलापो वर्तते (anvartha evāyamadhunā pralāpo vartate) U.3.; अन्वर्थतोऽपि ननु राक्षस राक्षसोऽसि (anvarthato'pi nanu rākṣasa rākṣaso'si) Mu.5.7 in the true sense of the word, properly so called.

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

Anvartha (अन्वर्थ).—i. e. anu-artha. I. adj., f. thā, Clear. Ii. adv. tham, Literally.

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

Anvartha (अन्वर्थ).—[adjective] answering to the matter, having an obvious sense; rthābhidha [adjective] having a name of obvious meaning.

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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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