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 dictionarySource: 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]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Marmāghāta (मर्माघात) [Also spelled marmaghat]:—(nm) a stroke on a vulnerable point, vital stroke.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
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.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Marmaghataka.
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