Kritavat, Kṛtavat: 3 definitions



Kritavat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Kṛtavat can be transliterated into English as Krtavat or Kritavat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṛtavat (कृतवत्).—(pres. p.) a. One who has done; कृतवानसि विप्रियं न मे प्रतिकूलं न च मे त्वया कृतम् (kṛtavānasi vipriyaṃ na me pratikūlaṃ na ca me tvayā kṛtam) Ku.4.7.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kṛtavat (कृतवत्).—mfn. (-vān-vatī-vat) Making, was making, made. E. kṛta, and ktavatu aff.

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

1) Kṛtavat (कृतवत्):—[=kṛta-vat] [from kṛta > kṛ] mfn. perf.p.[Parasmaipada] √kṛ, one who has done or made anything

2) [v.s. ...] one who holds the stake at a game (?), [Nirukta, by Yāska v, 22]

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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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