Cakravat: 4 definitions


Cakravat 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chakravat.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

cakravat (चक्रवत्).—ad (S) In the manner of a wheel or discus, circularly. Ex. pāyīṃ dharūni avalīḷā || tāraka ca0 bhōvaṇḍilā ||.

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

cakravat (चक्रवत्).—ad In the manner of a wheel or discus, circularly.

context information

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

Cakravat (चक्रवत्).—a. [cakramastyasya matup masya vaḥ]

1) Wheeled.

2) Circular.

3) Armed with a discus. m.

1) An oilman.

2) A sovereign emperor.

3) Name of Viṣṇu.

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

Cakravat (चक्रवत्).—mfn. (-vān-vatī-vat) 1. Circular, being in a ring or circle. 2. Armed with a discus. 3. Wheeled, &c. m. (-vāna) 1. The proprietor of an oil mill, or any one in which seeds are bruised. 2. Vishnu. 3. An emperor. E. cakra a wheel. &c. matup poss. aff.

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Cakravat (चक्रवत्).—ind. In rotation, going round or revolving like a wheel. E. cakra, and matup aff. masya vaḥ .

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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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