Kaimarthya: 2 definitions
Kaimarthya 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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kaimarthya (कैमर्थ्य).—n S (kiṃ What? artha Use, purpose &c. An asking To what use or end? Cui bono?) The blemish (in an argument, an act, a part or member, any product of labor) of inutility, inexpediency, non-necessity. Ex. parjanyāvāñcūna jara dhānya pikatēṃ tara parjanyāsa kai0 yētēṃ.
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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kaimarthya (कैमर्थ्य).—Purpose, reason; सीत तु पारार्थ्ये नैव काचिच्छब्दवृत्तिराश्रयितुं शक्यते । कैमर्थ्ये हि सा कल्प्येत (sīta tu pārārthye naiva kācicchabdavṛttirāśrayituṃ śakyate | kaimarthye hi sā kalpyeta) | ŚB. on MS.4.3.2.
Derivable forms: kaimarthyam (कैमर्थ्यम्).
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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