Bharat, Bharāt: 4 definitions

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Bharat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bharāt (भरात्).—ind. In full measure, with all one's might.

See also (synonyms): bhareṇa.

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

Bharat (भरत्).—mfn. (-ran-rantī-rat) Upholding, supporting, having, cherishing. E. bhṛ to cherish, śatṛ aff.

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

1) Bharāt (भरात्):—[from bhara] ind., in full measure, with all one’s might, [Kādambarī]

2) Bharat (भरत्):—[from bhara] mfn. bearing, carrying etc., [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

3) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of the military caste, [Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa]

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Bharat in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) capacity; loading/load; quantity; filler; the celebrated son of ancient king Dushyant and his consort Shakuntala: whose name is said to have formed the basis for this country’s name [bharata]; the most ancient of all known Indian dramaturgists (whose celebrated work is entitled [natyashastra]); ~[khamda] Bharat (varsha)-i.e. India; ~[bhumi] India; ~[vakya] the concluding benedictory verse in traditional Sanskrit drama..—bharat (भरत) is alternatively transliterated as Bharata.

2) Bharat in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) India; ~[mata] mother India: ~[mulaka] of Indian origin; ~[ratna] the highest national honour awarded by the Govt. of India; ~[varsha] India; the Indian sub-continent; ~[varshiya] Indian; ~[vasi] an Indian, a native of India; ~[vid] an Indologist; ~[vigha] Indology; -[samtana] a son of mother India..—bharat (भारत) is alternatively transliterated as Bhārata.

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