Caturjataka, Cāturjātaka: 3 definitions

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Caturjataka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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 Chaturjataka.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Caturjātaka.—(IE 8-3), same as cauthiā, an administrative board of four members known from the Pañcāyat system of Western India; cf. pañcakula or pañcāyat. See Ep. Ind., Vol. XXXIII, p. 193. See caukaḍikā. (EI 20), four fragrant articles, viz. tvak, elā, patraka and nāgakesara. Note: caturjātaka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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Cāturjātaka.—(EI 1), a member of the caturjātaka or cauthiā (q. v.). Cf. Pañcakulika. See Ep. Ind., Vol. XXXIII, p. 193. Note: cāturjātaka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

cāturjātaka (चातुर्जातक).—a Composed of the four kinds; viz. dālacinī, ēladōḍā, patrī, nāgakēśara--a medicine.

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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 dictionary

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

1) Caturjātaka (चतुर्जातक):—[=catur-jātaka] [from catur > catasṛ] n. idem, [Suśruta; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra xix [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) Cāturjātaka (चातुर्जातक):—[from cātura] n. idem, [Suśruta v; Bhāvaprakāśa v] (cf. kaṭu-).

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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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