Marmaghata, Marmaghāta, Marman-ghata: 5 definitions


Marmaghata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Marmaghat.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Marmaghata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Marmaghāta (मर्मघात).—wounding the vitals.

Derivable forms: marmaghātaḥ (मर्मघातः).

Marmaghāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms marman and ghāta (घात).

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

Marmaghāta (मर्मघात):—[=marma-ghāta] [from marma > marman] m. wounding the vitals, [Śārṅgadhara-saṃhitā]

[Sanskrit to German]

Marmaghata in German

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.

Discover the meaning of marmaghata in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Marmaghata in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Marmāghāta (मर्माघात) [Also spelled marmaghat]:—(nm) a stroke on a vulnerable point, vital stroke.

context information


Discover the meaning of marmaghata in the context of Hindi from relevant books on Exotic India

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Marmaghata in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Marmaghāta (ಮರ್ಮಘಾತ):—

1) [noun] a blow delivered on a vulnerable or vital part of the body.

2) [noun] to hurt emotionally by raking unpleasant, embarrassing facts up.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

Discover the meaning of marmaghata in the context of Kannada from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Help me keep this site Ad-Free

For over a decade, this site has never bothered you with ads. I want to keep it that way. But I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased truth, wisdom and knowledge.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: