Kanthagata, aka: Kaṇṭhagata, Kaṇṭhāgata, Kantha-agata, Kantha-gata; 4 Definition(s)
Kanthagata 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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kaṇṭhagata (कंठगत).—a (S kaṇṭha & gata Gone.) Attached to the neck or throat--an ornament. 2 Seated in the throat: also come up into the throat.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kaṇṭhagata (कंठगत).—a Having a thing at one's fin- gers' ends-as some information or knowledge.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Kaṇṭhāgata (कण्ठागत).—a. come to the throat (as the breath or soul of a dying person).
Kaṇṭhāgata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kaṇṭha and āgata (आगत).
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1) being at or in the throat, coming to the throat; i. e. on the point of departing; न वदेद्यावनीं भाषां प्राणैः कण्ठगतैरपि (na vadedyāvanīṃ bhāṣāṃ prāṇaiḥ kaṇṭhagatairapi) Subhāṣ; Pt.1.296.
2) approaching or reaching the throat.
Kaṇṭhagata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kaṇṭha and gata (गत).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Come in to the throat, (breath, &c.) E. kaṇṭha, and āgata come.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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.
Starts with: Kanthagataprana.
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