Brahmaghataka, Brahmaghātaka, Brahman-ghataka: 8 definitions
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
brahmaghātaka (ब्रह्मघातक).—a (S) brahmaghātakī a (S) That kills Brahmans or a Brahman.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Brahmaghātaka (ब्रह्मघातक).—m. the murderer of a Brāhmaṇa.
Derivable forms: brahmaghātakaḥ (ब्रह्मघातकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmaghātaka (ब्रह्मघातक).—i. e. brahman-ghātaka, and brahmaghna brah- maghna, i. e. brahman-ghna, m. The slayer of a Brāhmaṇa, [Pañcatantra] ii. [distich] 115. iv. [distich] 11.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmaghātaka (ब्रह्मघातक).—[masculine] a Brahman-killer.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmaghātaka (ब्रह्मघातक):—[=brahma-ghātaka] [from brahma > brahman] m. a Brāhman-killer, [Pañcatantra]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmaghātaka (ब्रह्मघातक):—[brahma-ghātaka] (kaḥ) 1. m. Brāhman killer.
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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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