Ekatana, aka: Eka-tana, Ēkatāna, Ekatāna; 3 Definition(s)

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Marathi-English dictionary

ēkatāna (एकतान).—a (S) Closely attentive; having the mind fixed on one only object. In comp. as gāyanaika- tāna, śrṛṅgāraikatāna, bhajanaikatāna, adhyayanaikatāna, viṣayaika- tāna, paramārthaikatāna, satkarmaikatāna.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ēkatāna (एकतान).—a Closely attentive, having the mind fixed on only one object.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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.

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ekatāna (एकतान).—a. concentrated or fixed on one object only, closely attentive; ब्रह्मैकतानमनसो हि वसिष्ठमिश्राः (brahmaikatānamanaso hi vasiṣṭhamiśrāḥ) Mv.3.11. (-naḥ) 1 attention fixed on one object only; A. Rām.6.2.2.

2) musical harmony, = °तालः (tālaḥ)

Ekatāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms eka and tāna (तान).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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