Jivanmrita, Jīvanmṛta, Jivat-mrita, Jivanmata: 8 definitions
Jivanmrita 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.
The Sanskrit term Jīvanmṛta can be transliterated into English as Jivanmrta or Jivanmrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
jīvanmṛta (जीवन्मृत).—a (S Dead whilst alive.) Used of one whose character, influence &c. is irrecoverably lost: also of a madman or an idiot.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Jīvanmṛta (जीवन्मृत).—a. 'dead while alive', one who, though alive, is as good as dead and useless to the world (said of a mad man or one whose character is lost).
Jīvanmṛta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jīvat and mṛta (मृत).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jīvanmṛta (जीवन्मृत).—[adjective] alive and dead, half dead; [abstract] tva [neuter]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jīvanmṛta (जीवन्मृत):—[=jīvan-mṛta] [from jīvan > jīv] mfn. dead while alive (as a lunatic etc.), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa v, 10, 8&] (-tva n. abstr.) 12; 14, 12.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jīvanmṛta (जीवन्मृत):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Dead and alive.
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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 (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
Jīvanmṛta (जीवन्मृत):—(a) living dead, experiencing death in life.
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