Marta: 6 definitions
Marta 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.
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1) A man, human being, mortal.
2) The earth, the world of mortals.
Derivable forms: martaḥ (मर्तः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Marta (मर्त).— (old ptcple. pf. pass. of mṛ), m. A mortal, a man,
— Cf. [Latin] mortuus, mortalis.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Marta (मर्त).—[masculine] a mortal, man.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Marta (मर्त):—m. (√mṛ) a mortal, man, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā] (in later literature [probably] [wrong reading] for martya)
2) the world of mortals, the earth, [Uṇādi-sūtra iii, 86 [Scholiast or Commentator]]
3) [Greek] μορτός, βροτός; [Latin] mortuus, mortalis.
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+17): Martaba, Martabana, Martabe, Martabhojana, Martal, Martale, Martamda, Martamdapatha, Martamdodaya, Martamdopala, Martan, Martand, Martanda, Martanda mishra, Martanda somayajin, Martandadipika, Martandakula, Martandamahatmya, Martandamandala, Martandamula.
Ends with: Amarta, Asmarta, Gharmarta, Himarta, Kamarta, Paramarta, Shramarta, Shrautasmarta, Smarta, Tamarta, Yajurvedasmarta.
Full-text (+11): Amarta, Martabhojana, Martya, Martavat, Martavati, Martopanishad, Martyamandala, Martavant, Martyabhava, Martyeshita, Martyamrita, Martyaloka, Martyakrita, Martyibhu, Martyatva, Martyatvana, Martyatra, Martyabhuvana, Martyadharma, Martyendramatri.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 1.147.5 < [Sukta 147]
Rig Veda 8.71.4 < [Sukta 71]
Rig Veda 5.61.15 < [Sukta 61]
Folk Tales of Gujarat (and Jhaverchand Meghani) (by Vandana P. Soni)