Karmanta, Karmānta, Karman-anta: 9 definitions


Karmanta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Karmānta.—(EI 13), cf. paśukul-āvadāra-karmānta-konakalika- gaṅgā-grāme. The reference seems to the karmānta, etc., at Gaṅgā-grāma. Cf. Karmāntika, Kārmāntika, etc. (EI 31), also called karmānta-sthalikā, a barn. Note: karmānta is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Karmānta (कर्मान्त).—

1) the end of any business or task.

2) a work, business, execution of business.

3) a barn, a store of grain &c. Manusmṛti 7.62 (karmāntaḥ ikṣudhānyādisaṃgrahasthānam Kull.)

4) cultivated ground.

5) a worker; कच्चिन्न सर्वे कर्मान्ताः (kaccinna sarve karmāntāḥ) Rām.2.1.52.

Derivable forms: karmāntaḥ (कर्मान्तः).

Karmānta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms karman and anta (अन्त).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Karmānta (कर्मान्त).—i. e. karman-anta, m. 1. Business, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 12, 39; [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 419 (public affairs). 2. Cultivated land, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 62.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Karmānta (कर्मान्त).—[masculine] end or completion of a work, management of (—°); occupation.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Karmānta (कर्मान्त):—[from karma > karman] m. end or accomplishment of a work, [Mṛcchakaṭikā; Subhāṣitāvali]

2) [v.s. ...] end or conclusion of a sacred action, [Sāma-vidhāna-brāhmaṇa; Karmapradīpa]

3) [v.s. ...] work, business, action, management, administration (of an office), [Mahābhārata; Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] tilled or cultivated ground, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Karmānta (कर्मान्त):—[karmā+nta] (ntaḥ) 1. m. End of works; object of works; tilled land.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Karmānta (कर्मान्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kammaṃta.

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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.

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