Kurvat: 6 definitions


Kurvat 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Kurvat (कुर्वत्).—A term found in the Brāhmaṇa works and used by ancient grammarians for the 'present tense'.

context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kurvat (कुर्वत्).—pres. p. Doing &c.; -m.

1) A servant.

2) A shoemaker.

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

Kurvat (कुर्वत्) or Kurvvat.—mfn. (-rvan-rvantī-rvat) 1. Doing, acting, an agent. 2. A servant. E. kṛ to do, śatṛ aff.

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

1) Kurvat (कुर्वत्):—mfn. ([present participle] [Parasmaipada], √1. kṛ) doing, acting, etc.

2) acting as a servant, agent, servant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) present, actual, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa iv, 31, 3.]

4) = kula (in [compound])

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kurvat (कुर्वत्):—[(van-vantī-bat) a.] Doing. m. A servant, an agent.

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

Kurvat (कुर्वत्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kammaṃta.

context information

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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