Ghatana, aka: Ghaṭana, Ghātana; 6 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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ghaṭana : (nt.) fixing; combination. || ghātana (nt.), killing; slaughter; destruction; robbery; brigandage. ghaṭanā (f.), fixing; combination.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Ghaṭana, see Ghaṭṭana. (Page 256)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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ghaṭaṇa (घटण).—& ghaṭaṇā Properly ghaṭana & ghaṭanā.

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ghaṭana (घटन).—n S ghaṭanā f (S) Forging, forming, fashioning, working up, making: also workmanship or handiwork: (the skill or the product.) 2 Happening or occurring. 3 also sometimes ghaṭaṇūka f Negotiating (esp. of matrimonial matches); bringing about. Ex. ubhaya lakṣāsīṃ aikya gha0 sādhijēla.

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ghatana (घतन).—a (ghāta S) Pernicious, destructive, deleterious: also baneful, baleful, hurtful gen.

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ghatana (घतन).—n (ghāta S) n A deadly or hurtful thing or matter. 2 Jeopardy, peril, danger of loss of life or of loss gen. 3 Destruction of life: also damage or loss gen.

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ghāṭaṇa (घाटण).—n Split pulse mashed or beaten up in boiling water into a thick consistence, pulse-stirabout. 2 Bruising, mashing, or stirring about (as with a ladle or spoon). v ghāla.

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ghāṭaṇā (घाटणा).—m ghāṭaṇērā m (ghāṭaṇēṃ) A stick with a cloth at the end: used to stir about grain &c. under parching.

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ghāṭaṇā (घाटणा).—m W A muller or bruiser (of a mortar). See ghāṭū.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ghaṭanā (घटना) [-ghaṭaṇūka, -घटणूक].—f Negotiationg; bringing about. Forging, forming, fashioning, working up.

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ghaṭana (घटन).—n-f Forging, forming, handi- work; happening.

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ghāṭaṇa (घाटण).—n Bruising, mashing, or stirring about (as with a ladle or spoon.).

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ghāṭaṇā (घाटणा).—m ghāṭaṇērā m A stick with a cloth at the end: used to stir about grain &c. under parching.

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ghāṭaṇā (घाटणा).—m A muller or bruiser (of a mortar).

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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ghaṭana (घटन) or Ghaṭanā (घटना).—[ghaṭ-lyuṭ]

1) Effort, exertion.

2) Happening, occurring; तदेषा दैवघटना (tadeṣā daivaghaṭanā) Ks.122.33.

3) Accomplishment, bringing about, effecting; as in अघटितघटना (aghaṭitaghaṭanā); यन्माहात्म्यवशेन यान्ति घटनां कार्याणि निर्यन्त्रणाम् (yanmāhātmyavaśena yānti ghaṭanāṃ kāryāṇi niryantraṇām) Rāj. T.4.365.

4) Joining, union, mixing or bringing together, combination; तप्तेन तप्तमयसा घटनाय योग्यं (taptena taptamayasā ghaṭanāya yogyaṃ) V.2.16; देहद्वयार्धघटना रचितम् (dehadvayārdhaghaṭanā racitam) K.239; U.3.13.

5) Making, forming, shaping.

6) Motion.

7) Strife, hostility; इत्थं यत्र परिग्रहस्य घटना शम्भोरपि स्याद्गृहे (itthaṃ yatra parigrahasya ghaṭanā śambhorapi syādgṛhe) Pt.1.159. -8 (-) A troop of elephants.

9) A literary composition.

Derivable forms: ghaṭanam (घटनम्).

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Ghāṭaṇa (घाटण).—A bolt; अन्तर्वापि बहिर्वापि घाटणं कीलसंयुतम् (antarvāpi bahirvāpi ghāṭaṇaṃ kīlasaṃyutam) Māna.19.152-53.

Derivable forms: ghāṭaṇam (घाटणम्).

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Ghātana (घातन).—[in ṇic bhāve lyuṭ] A killer, murderer.

-nam 1 Striking, killing, slaughter.

2) Killing (as an animal at a sacrifice), immolatting; स्वपुत्रघातनं कृत्वा प्राप्तं तन्मांसभक्षणम् (svaputraghātanaṃ kṛtvā prāptaṃ tanmāṃsabhakṣaṇam) Ks.2.214.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ghaṭana (घटन).—nf.

(-naṃ-nā) 1. Effort, exertion. 2. Assembling, bringing together. 3. Joining, mixing. 4. Occuring. E. ghaṭ to strive, &c. affix yuc .

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Ghātana (घातन).—n.

(-naṃ) A murderer, a killer. n.

(-naṃ) 1. Killing, slaughter. 2. Striking. 3. Immolating victims. E. han to kill, lyuṭ affix, and ghāta substituted for the radical. hastyarthatvāt svārthe ṇic bhāve lyuṭ .

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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