Hota, Hotā: 5 definitions
Hota means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
- 1) Matsya-purāṇa 167. 7; 246. 12; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 5. 10.
- 2) Matsya-purāṇa 23. 20.
- 3) Ib. 58. 11.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
hōṭa (होट) [or होंट, hōṇṭa].—m (ōṣṭha S through H) A lip. hōṭācēṃ vāḷaṇēṃ or jiraṇēṃ To be grown out of childhood. Pr. hōṭānta ēka pōṭānta ēka Expressive of a dissembler or double dealer. Pr. hōṭābāhēra tēṃ kōṭābāhēra A matter once escaped from one's lips spreads in the wide world abroad. hōṭāṃvara dūdha disaṇēṃ To be still a very youngster. hōṭāsa jāḷa pōṭāsa kāḷa Used of a person (esp. a servant or other retainer or dependant) whose lips are ever burning hot ("set on fire"--see James iii. 6) with words of strife or vilification, and whose belly is ever swallowing and devouring even as the devourer Death.
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hōtā (होता).—m (S) The officiating Brahman at a sacrifice; the priest who recites the prayers of the Rigveda. Ex. aisā mānuni paḷatā jhālā hōtṛsamūha.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
hōṭa (होट).—m A lip. hōṭābāhēra tēṃ kōṭābāhēra A matter once escaped from one's lips spreads in the wide world abroad. hōṭāṃvara dūdha disaṇēṃ Be still a very youngster. hōṭānta ēka pōṭānta ēka Said of a dissembler or a double dealer.
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hōtā (होता).—m The officiating Brahman at a sacrifice.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Hoṭā (होटा):—f. [varia lectio] for hoḍhā.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Hotā (होता):—(nm) one who offers oblation (to the sacrificial fire).
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Verse 11.37 < [Section II - The Brāhmaṇa’s Responsibilities and Privileges regarding Sacrificial Performances]
Verse 8.209 < [Section XXXIV - Joint Concerns]
Verse 11.36 < [Section II - The Brāhmaṇa’s Responsibilities and Privileges regarding Sacrificial Performances]
Mundaka Upanishad with Shankara’s Commentary (by S. Sitarama Sastri)
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
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The Ramayana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)