Kimartha, Kim-artha: 7 definitions
Kimartha 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kimartha (किमर्थ).—ad (S) Why? for what purpose or reason? Ex. maja asatya ki0 mhaṇasi ||.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
kimartha (किमर्थ).—ad For what purpose? Why?
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kimartha (किमर्थ).—a. having what motive or aim; किमर्थोयं यत्नः (kimarthoyaṃ yatnaḥ).
Kimartha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kim and artha (अर्थ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kimartha (किमर्थ).—[adjective] having what purpose or aim?Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kimartha (किमर्थ):—[=kim-artha] mfn. having what aim? [Aitareya-āraṇyaka; Mahābhārata] etc.
[Sanskrit to German]
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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Search found 10 books and stories containing Kimartha, Kim-artha; (plurals include: Kimarthas, arthas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 160 < [Chapter 6 - Doctrine of the Spirit (puruṣa) Personality as cause of the world]
Verse 155 < [Chapter 6 - Doctrine of the Spirit (puruṣa) Personality as cause of the world]
Verse 1169-1170 < [Chapter 16 - Examination of the Import of Words]
The Markandeya Purana (Study) (by Chandamita Bhattacharya)
Bhagavatpadabhyudaya by Lakshmana Suri (study) (by Lathika M. P.)
The Greatness of Guru and Manisha Panchakam < [Chapter 3 - References to Śaṅkara’s Philosophy]
Brahma Sutras (Shankaracharya) (by George Thibaut)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
The Buddhist Philosophy of Universal Flux (by Satkari Mookerjee)