Caturtha: 14 definitions
Caturtha 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 Chaturtha.
Shiksha (linguistics: phonetics, phonology etc.)Source: Wisdomlib Libary: Śikṣā
Caturtha (चतुर्थ, “the fourth”) is the name of a note (svara) used by singers of the sāmas (religious songs from Sāmaveda), corresponding to the ṣaḍja-svara of the flute, according to the Nāradīyā-śīkṣā 1.5.1. The Nāradīyā-śīkṣā is an ancient Sanskrit treatise dealing phonetics and musicology. Its proclaimed author is the Nārada.
Shiksha (शिक्षा, śikṣā) deals with Sanskrit linguistics and represents a branch of vedanga (vedic ancillary science). Shiksha deals with subjects such as phonetics, phonology, study of sound, letters of the Sanskrit alphabet and related topics. Much attention is also given to the study of recitation (patha) of Vedic verses.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Caturtha (चतुर्थ).—A term used by ancient grammarians for the fourth consonants which are sonant aspirates, termed झष् (jhaṣ) by Panini; cf. R. Pr. IV. 2. T. Pr. I. 18, V. Pr. 1 54. R. T. 176.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Caturtha.—(IE 8-8), one-fourth of the standard measure [of liquids like liqour]. Note: caturtha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
caturtha (चतुर्थ).—a (S) Fourth.
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caturtha (चतुर्थ).—m (S Fourth.) A covert or allusive term for kāta, mōkṣa, daṇḍa &c. because they are each the fourth of its class or order.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
caturtha (चतुर्थ).—a Fourth.
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
Caturtha (चतुर्थ).—a. (rthī f.) चतुर्णां पूरणः डट् युक् च (caturṇāṃ pūraṇaḥ ḍaṭ yuk ca)] The fourth.
-rthaḥ The fourth letter of any class.
-rtham A quarter, a fourth part.
-aṃśa a. receiving a fourth part. (-śaḥ) a quarter or fourth part.
-āśramaḥ the fourth stage of a Brāhmaṇa's religious life, Saṃnyāsa.
-phalam the second inequality or equation of a planet.
-bhakta a. eating the fourth meal.
-bhāj a. receiving a fourth part of every source of income from the subjects, as a king; (this is allowed only in times of financial embarrassments, the usual share being a sixth.)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-rthaḥ-rthā or rthī-rthaṃ) Fourth. f. (-rthī) The fourth lunation. E. catur four. ḍaṭ thuk aff. caturṇī pūraṇaṃ ḍaṭ thuk ca .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Caturtha (चतुर्थ).—[catur + tha], I. ordin. number, f. thī, Fourth,
— Cf. - [Latin] quartus; [Old High German.] fiordo; [Anglo-Saxon.] feordh.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Caturtha (चतुर्थ).—[feminine] ī the fourth, [neuter] [adverb] the fourth time; subst. the fourth [particle] [feminine] ī the fourth day in a lunar fortnight; the fourth case or its endings ([grammar]).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Caturtha (चतुर्थ):—[from catasṛ] a mf(ī)n. ([gana] yājakādi, [Gaṇaratna-mahodadhi 100]) the 4th, [Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-saṃhitā] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] m. the 4th letter in the first 5 classes of consonants (gh, jh, ḍh, dh, bh), [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā-prātiśākhya; Kāśikā-vṛtti]
3) [v.s. ...] ‘4th caste’, a Śūdra, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] n. ‘constituting the 4th part’, a quarter, [Gautama-dharma-śāstra x, 38]
5) [v.s. ...] (for tuṣṭaya; ifc.) a collection of 4 [Divyāvadāna xxxiii]
6) [from catasṛ] cf. τέταρτος; [Latin] quartus [Lithuanian] ketwirtas; [Slavonic or Slavonian] cetvertyi; [German] vierter.
7) b rthaka, rya See p.385.
8) Cāturtha (चातुर्थ):—[from cātura] mfn. ([from] cat) treated of in the 4th (Adhyāya), [Manu-smṛti ii, 56; Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Caturtha (चतुर्थ):—[(rthaḥ-rthā-rthaṃ) a.] Fourth.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Caturtha (ಚತುರ್ಥ):—[adjective] constituting a quarter; equal to a quarter.
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Caturtha (ಚತುರ್ಥ):—[noun] a man belonging to śudra caste.
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Cāturtha (ಚಾತುರ್ಥ):—[adjective] preceded by three others in a series occurring at the fourth place; b) designating any of the four equal parts of something.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+5): Caturtha-kula, Caturthabhaj, Caturthabhakta, Caturthabhaktakshapana, Caturthadhyana, Caturthahnika, Caturthaka, Caturthakagajankusha, Caturthakala, Caturthakalam, Caturthakale, Caturthakalika, Caturthakanisudana, Caturthakanivarana, Caturthakari, Caturthakarirasa, Caturtham, Caturthamandratisvarya, Caturthamsha, Caturthamshin.
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Kena upanishad (Madhva commentary) (by Srisa Chandra Vasu)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Notes on penances < [Notes]
Part 17: Ninth incarnation as a physician Jīvānanda < [Chapter I]
Part 14: Ṛṣabha’s sermon < [Chapter III]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Text 23 < [Chapter 4 - Caturtha-yāma-sādhana (Madhyāhna-kālīya-bhajana–ruci-bhajana)]
Malatimadhava (study) (by Jintu Moni Dutta)
Part 1.2 - Origin and Number of Caste < [Chapter 3 - Social Aspects of the Mālatīmādhava]
Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 2 - On the ordination of the bhikṣu and bhikṣuṇī < [Chapter XXII - The Nature of Morality]
Act 1.1: The Buddha enters into the Samādhirājasamādhi < [Chapter XIV - Emission of rays]