Gatagata, aka: Gata-agata, Gaṭagaṭa; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

[Gatagata in Marathi glossaries]

gaṭagaṭa (गटगट) [or टां, ṭāṃ].—ad Imit. of the noise made in guzzling or in gulping copiously--v pi: also of the noise of walloping or boiling. v śija, vāja.

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gaṭāgaṭa (गटागट) [or टां, ṭāṃ].—ad gaṭāṭa or ṭāṃ ad Imit. of the sound of a copious or continued gulping, guzzling, or guttling. v pi, khā, giḷa.

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gatāgata (गतागत).—n S Going and coming; reiterated motion gen.

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

[Gatagata in Sanskrit glossaries]

Gatāgata (गतागत).—

1) going and coming, frequent visits; आदित्यस्य गतागतैरहरहः संक्षीयते जीवितम् (ādityasya gatāgatairaharahaḥ saṃkṣīyate jīvitam) Bh.3.7; Bg.9.21; Mu.2.3; 4.1.

2) interchange of place; कष्टं स्मरामि तव तानि गता- गतानि (kaṣṭaṃ smarāmi tava tāni gatā- gatāni) Māl.9.47.

3) the flight of a bird backward and forward.

4) irregular course of the stars (in astronomy).

5) Narration of past and future; स सर्वमखिलं राज्ञो वंशस्याह गतागतम् (sa sarvamakhilaṃ rājño vaṃśasyāha gatāgatam) Rām.7.51.23.

Derivable forms: gatāgatam (गतागतम्).

Gatāgata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gata and āgata (आगत).

(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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