Kimartha, aka: Kim-artha; 3 Definition(s)

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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 dictionary

Kimartha in Marathi glossary... « previous · [K] · next »

kimartha (किमर्थ).—ad (S) Why? for what purpose or reason? Ex. maja asatya ki0 mhaṇasi ||.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kimartha (किमर्थ).—ad For what purpose? Why?

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

Kimartha in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [K] · next »

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: 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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