Kharata, Kharatā: 5 definitions


Kharata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kharatā : (f.) roughness.

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kharaṭa (खरट).—m P Gravel or small pebbles. 2 A gathering or sore, esp. from a pebble (occurring to the sole or foot of man or beast).

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kharāṭā (खराटा) [or खरांटा, kharāṇṭā].—m A broom of stiff stalks or stems, a stick-broom. 2 C A broom (made of the ribs or stems of the leaves of the Cocoanut or other Palm) worn to the stump. 3 Applied to a tree of which the leaves are shed. kha0 phiraviṇēṃ To sweep with the besom of destruction. Also kha0 phiraṇēṃ v i.

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khāraṭa (खारट).—a (khāra) Salt or saline.

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khāraṭa (खारट).—n (khāra) Ground recovered from the sea, innings.

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

kharāṭā (खराटा).—m A stick-broom. kharāṭā phi- raviṇēṃ Sweep with the broom of destruc- tion.

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khāraṭa (खारट).—a Salt or saline. n Ground reclaimed from the sea or Innings.

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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

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

1) Kharaṭa (खरट):—[from khara] mfn. hard, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] m. hardness, ibidem

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

Kharaṭa (खरट) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kharaḍa.

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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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