Ghantapatha, Ghaṇṭāpatha, Ghanta-patha: 6 definitions

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Ghantapatha 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

[«previous (G) next»] — Ghantapatha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Ghaṇṭāpatha (घण्टापथ):—[=ghaṇṭā-patha] [from ghaṇṭā > ghaṇṭa] m. ‘bell-road’, the chief road through a village highway, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of Malli-nātha’s [commentator or commentary] on [Kirātārjunīya]

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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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