Karavata, aka: Karavāṭa; 3 Definition(s)


Karavata 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Karavāṭa (करवाट).—A Janapada of the Ketumāla.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 44. 12.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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karavaṭa (करवट).—m n (Poetry.) A certain bitter fruit and its seed. Popularly karaṭa q. v. Ex. jaisē bhājilē karavaṭē || tēṇēṃ kṣudhā na ghaṭē ||.

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karavata (करवत).—m (karapatra S) A saw. aḍavā ka0 ghālaṇēṃ To thwart, cross, hinder. ka0 lāgaṇēṃ or asaṇēṃ jivālā To have keen anxiety. karavatākhālīṃ dharaṇēṃ To hold under severe bondage; to oppress grievously.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

karāvata (करावत).—m f A saw. karavatavaṇēṃ v t Saw.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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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