Kathita; 6 Definition(s)


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India history and geogprahy

Kathita.—drawn up or dictated (Ep. Ind., Vol. XXXIV, p. 179). Cf. cintita, ‘composed’ (ibid., Vol. XXXV, p. 58). Note: kathita is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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kathita : (pp. of katheti) said; spoke; related.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Kathita, (pp. of katheti, cp. Sk. kathita) said, spoken, related J. II, 310; IV, 73; V, 493. su° well said or told J. IV. 73. As nt. with Instr. J. IV, 72 (tena kathitaṃ the discourse (given) by him). (Page 184)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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kathita (कथित).—p S Related, narrated, told, said.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

Kathita (कथित).—p. p.

1) Told, described, narrated; प्रत्येकं कथिता ह्येताः (pratyekaṃ kathitā hyetāḥ) Ms.7.157.

2) Expressed.

-taḥ The supreme being.

-tam A conversation, discourse; पूर्ववृत्तकथितैः पुराविदः (pūrvavṛttakathitaiḥ purāvidaḥ) R.11.1.

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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