Ghantapatha, aka: Ghanta-patha, Ghaṇṭāpatha; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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ghaṇṭāpatha (घंटापथ).—m (S ghaṇṭā Bell, patha Road. Where bullocks with bells are ever passing and repassing.) A high road.

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

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Ghaṇṭāpatha (घण्टापथ).—

1) the chief road through a village, a highway, main road; (daśadhanvantaro rājamārgo ghaṇṭāpathaḥ smṛtaḥ Kauṭilya).

2) Name of Mallinātha's commentary on the Kirātārjunīyam; कर्तुं प्रवेशमिह भारविकाव्यमध्ये घण्टापथं कमपि नूतन- मातनिष्ये (kartuṃ praveśamiha bhāravikāvyamadhye ghaṇṭāpathaṃ kamapi nūtana- mātaniṣye) Malli.

Derivable forms: ghaṇṭāpathaḥ (घण्टापथः).

Ghaṇṭāpatha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ghaṇṭā and patha (पथ).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ghaṇṭāpatha (घण्टापथ).—m.

(-thaḥ) The chief road through a village, a highway. E. ghaṇṭā a bell, and pathi a road, affix ac; the bell-road, or that by which elephants, &c. decorated with tinkling ornaments, proceed.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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