Etavat, Ētāvat, Etāvat: 6 definitions

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Etavat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ētāvat (एतावत्).—a S So much; so many.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Etāvat (एतावत्).—a. So much, so great, so many, of such extent, so far, of such quality or kind; एतावदुक्त्वा विरते मृगेन्द्रे (etāvaduktvā virate mṛgendre) R.2.51; Kumārasambhava 6.89; एतावान्मे विभवो भवन्तं सेवितुम् (etāvānme vibhavo bhavantaṃ sevitum) M.2 so far; oft. used in connection with a relative pronoun which generally follows; एतावता नन्वनुमेयशोभि (etāvatā nanvanumeyaśobhi) ... आरोपितं यद् गिरिशेन पश्चादङ्कम् (āropitaṃ yad giriśena paścādaṅkam) Kumārasambhava 1.37. -ind. So far, so much, in such a degree, thus; नैतावदन्ये मरुतो यथेमे (naitāvadanye maruto yatheme) Ṛgveda 7.57.3.

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

Etāvat (एतावत्).—mfn. (-vān-vatī-vat) So many, so much, so far. ind. (-vat) So far, thus far, so much, &c. E. etad, and matup or vati aff.

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

1) Etāvat (एतावत्):—[from etad] mfn. so great, so much, so many, of such a measure or compass, of such extent, so far, of such quality or kind, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] (often in connection with a relative clause, the latter generally following; etāvān eva puruṣo yaj jāyātmā prajā, a man is of such measure as [i.e. made complete by] his wife, himself, and his progeny, [Manu-smṛti ix, 45]), [Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Hitopadeśa] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] ind. so far, thus far, so much, in such a degree, thus, [Ṛg-veda vii, 57, 3; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Hitopadeśa etc.]

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

Etāvat (एतावत्):—[(vān-vatī-vat) a.] So many, so much; so far.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Etāvat (एतावत्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ittiya, Ettaa, Ettia, Ettala, Eyāvaṃta, Evaiya.

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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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