Camatkara, Camatkāra: 7 definitions


Camatkara 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 Chamatkara.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Camatkāra (चमत्कार).—(See PATTU).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

camatkāra (चमत्कार).—m (S) A wonder; an astonishing event, circumstance, appearance. 2 Wonder or astonishment. v hō, vāṭa.

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

camatkāra (चमत्कार).—m A wonder; an astonishing event, circumstance, appearance. Wonder or astonishment.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Camatkāra (चमत्कार).—f.

1) Admiration, surprise; एवं सकलजगत्त्रयहृदयचमत्कारकारिचरितानाम् (evaṃ sakalajagattrayahṛdayacamatkārakāricaritānām) Ks. 22.257.

2) Show, spectacle.

3) Poetical charm, that which constitutes the essence of poetry; चेतश्चमत्कृतिपदं कवितेव रम्या (cetaścamatkṛtipadaṃ kaviteva ramyā) Bv.3.16; तदपेक्षया वाच्यस्यैव चमत्कारित्वात् (tadapekṣayā vācyasyaiva camatkāritvāt) K. P.1.

4) Riot, festive or angry riot.

Derivable forms: camatkāraḥ (चमत्कारः).

See also (synonyms): camatkaraṇa, camatkṛti.

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

Camatkāra (चमत्कार).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. Astonishment, surprise. 2. Show, spectacle. 3. Row, riot, festive or angry turbulence. 4. Elaborate style or high poetical composition. 5. The name of a tree: see apāmārga E. camat a sound of surprise, and kāra making. camadityavyaktaṃ kriyate kṛbhāve ghañ .

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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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