Arthatas: 7 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Arthatas (अर्थतस्).—ind. [artha-tasil]

1) With reference to the meaning or a particular object; यच्चार्थतो गौरवम् (yaccārthato gauravam) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 1.7 depth of meaning; दधति परिस्फुटमर्थतोऽभिधानम् (dadhati parisphuṭamarthato'bhidhānam) Śiśupālavadha 7.28.

2) In fact, really, truly; न नामतः केवलमर्थतोऽपि (na nāmataḥ kevalamarthato'pi) Śiśupālavadha 3.56. इत्यादिष्टमर्थतो भवति (ityādiṣṭamarthato bhavati) Mv.3.

3) For the sake of money, gain or profit; ऐश्वर्यादनपेतमीश्वरमयं लोकोऽर्थतः सेवते (aiśvaryādanapetamīśvaramayaṃ loko'rthataḥ sevate) Mu.1.14.

4) On account of, by reason of.

5) By reason of wealth or a particular purpose; अर्थतः पुरुषो नारी या नारी सार्थतः पुमान् (arthataḥ puruṣo nārī yā nārī sārthataḥ pumān) Mṛcchakaṭika 3.27.

Derivable forms: arthataḥ (अर्थतः).

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

Arthatas (अर्थतस्).—ind. According to the sense. E. tasi added to artha.

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

Arthatas (अर्थतस्).—[artha-tas], adv. Truly, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in Chr. 202, 5.

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

Arthatas (अर्थतस्).—[adverb] for a purpose, for profit; on account of (—°); indeed, intruth; according to the sense.

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

1) Arthatas (अर्थतस्):—[=artha-tas] [from artha] ind. towards a particular object, [Sāṃkhyakārikā; Mahāvīra-caritra]

2) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) for the sake of [Pañcatantra]

3) [v.s. ...] in fact, really, truly, [Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] for the profit of

5) [v.s. ...] with respect to the sense, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā] (opposed to grantha-tas and sūtra-tas, [Jaina literature])

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Arthatas in German

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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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