Mahitala, aka: Mahītala, Mahi-tala; 4 Definition(s)
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mahītala : (nt.) the surface of the earth.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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.
mahitala (महितल).—n (S) The name of a division of the infernal regions.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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.
Mahītala (महीतल).—surface of the earth.
Derivable forms: mahītalam (महीतलम्).
Mahītala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahī and tala (तल).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-laṃ) The surface of the earth. E. mahī and tala below.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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