Karmantara, aka: Karmāntara, Karman-antara; 3 Definition(s)

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Marathi-English dictionary

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karmāntara (कर्मांतर).—n (S karma & antara Period, end.) Funeral rites.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

karmāntara (कर्मांतर).—n Funeral rites. Luck.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Karmāntara (कर्मान्तर).—

1) difference or contrariety of action.

2) penance, expiation.

3) suspension of a religious action.

4) another work or action; कर्मान्तर- नियुक्तासु निर्ममन्थ स्वयं दधि (karmāntara- niyuktāsu nirmamantha svayaṃ dadhi) Bhāg.1.9.1.

Derivable forms: karmāntaram (कर्मान्तरम्).

Karmāntara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms karman and antara (अन्तर).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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