Citrapata, Citrapaṭa, Citra-pata: 11 definitions

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Citrapata 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 Chitrapata.

India history and geography

Source: Singhi Jain Series: Ratnaprabha-suri’s Kuvalayamala-katha (history)

Citrapaṭa (चित्रपट) refers to a painting depicting scenes of human life in ancient India, as mentioned in the Kathās (narrative poems) such as Uddyotanasūri in his 8th-century Kuvalayamālā (a Prakrit Campū, similar to Kāvya poetry).—Pages 190 ff.: Here we have a description of the second Citrapaṭa. It was a painting depicting the city of Campā with its people, houses, citizens, beautified with bejewelled ornaments, market places, its rich merchant and his wife and detailed account of one’s bhavāntara or past life.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Citrapata in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

citrapaṭa (चित्रपट).—m (S) A cloth with figures painted on it.

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

citrapaṭa (चित्रपट).—m A cloth with figures painted on it.

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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

[«previous next»] — Citrapata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Citrapaṭa (चित्रपट).—

1) a painting, a picture.

2) a coloured or chequered cloth.

Derivable forms: citrapaṭaḥ (चित्रपटः).

Citrapaṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms citra and paṭa (पट). See also (synonyms): citrapaṭṭa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Citrapaṭa (चित्रपट).—m. or n. a picture, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 5, 30.

Citrapaṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms citra and paṭa (पट).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Citrapaṭa (चित्रपट).—[masculine] painting, picture.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Citrapaṭa (चित्रपट) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—śilpa. Oppert. 5426.

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

Citrapaṭa (चित्रपट):—[=citra-paṭa] [from citra > cit] m. a painting, picture, [Harivaṃśa 16001; Daśakumāra-carita; Kathāsaritsāgara]

[Sanskrit to German]

Citrapata in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Citrapata in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Citrapaṭa (ಚಿತ್ರಪಟ):—

1) [noun] a specially prepared piece of canvas on which an oil painting is made.

2) [noun] such a painting.

3) [noun] a cloth of various colours or shades.

4) [noun] a sequence of photographs or drawings projected on a screen in such rapid succession that they create the optical illusion (because of the persistence of vision) of moving persons and objects; a film; a cinema.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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