Ghatiyantra, aka: Ghaṭīyantra, Ghati-yantra; 4 Definition(s)


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India history and geogprahy

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Ghaṭi-yantra.—(EI 14), a clock. Cf. ghaḍiyāramu. Note: ghaṭi-yantra is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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ghaṭīyantra (घटीयंत्र).—n S Any contrivance for measuring time,--the metal sinking cup, an hour-glass, a clock, a watch. 2 The Persian waterwheel.

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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Ghaṭīyantra (घटीयन्त्र).—

1) a machine for raising water (largely used in India), the rope and bucket of a well; see अरघट्ट, घटीयन्त्रगुणोपमः (araghaṭṭa, ghaṭīyantraguṇopamaḥ) (hāraḥ) Vikr.8.33.

2) a contrivance (like a clepsydra) to ascertain the ghaṭikās or time of the day.

3) Diarrhœa; Bhāvapr.7.16.24.

Derivable forms: ghaṭīyantram (घटीयन्त्रम्).

Ghaṭīyantra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ghaṭī and yantra (यन्त्र).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ghaṭīyantra (घटीयन्त्र).—n.

(-ntraṃ) The rope and bucket of a well, or any machine for raising water. E. ghaṭa effort, and yantra machine.

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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