Kartritva, Kartṛtva: 3 definitions



Kartritva 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.

The Sanskrit term Kartṛtva can be transliterated into English as Kartrtva or Kartritva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

kartṛtva (कर्तृत्व).—n Capability, power of doing. Agency. Act.

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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 dictionary

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

Kartṛtva (कर्तृत्व).—[kartṛ + tva], n. Being agent, Mahābhārata 3, 1232.

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

1) Kartṛtva (कर्तृत्व):—[=kartṛ-tva] [from kartṛ > kartave] n. idem, [Kāśikā-vṛtti]

2) [v.s. ...] the state of being the performer or author of anything, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa etc.]

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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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