Civita, Civiṭa: 6 definitions


Civita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Chivita.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Civiṭa (चिविट).—= चिपिट (cipiṭa) q. v.

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

Civiṭa (चिविट).—m.

(-ṭaḥ) Flattened grain. A various reading of cipiṭa, q. v.

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

Civiṭa (चिविट):—m. = cipiṭaka, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc. [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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

Civiṭa (चिविट):—(ṭaḥ) 1. m. Flattened grain.

[Sanskrit to German]

Civita 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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