Mat, Maṭ: 10 definitions



Mat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Maṭ (मट्).—tad. affix म (ma) applied to a numeral, not preceded by another numeral in the sense of completion; e. g. पञ्चमः, सप्तमः (pañcamaḥ, saptamaḥ); cf. नान्तादसंख्यादेर्मट् (nāntādasaṃkhyādermaṭ) Pān. V.2.49.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mat (मत्).—pron S (Irregular substitute for mama) Mine. In comp. as madgṛha My house; matsadṛśa Like me; matkṛta Done by me.

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mat (मत्).—m f n) A Sanskrit affix to nouns ending otherwise than in a or ā, or in a consonant of which the inherent short vowel is dropped; forming them into attributives. Ex. buddhimān, śaktimān. This affix therefore supplies the deficient power of the affix vān q. v. Note. This affix, although its forms in gender are given above, is, in Maraṭhi, seldom declined.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

mat (मत्).—pro Mine.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Mat (मत्).—Ind. Mine. E. Irregular substitute for mama, possessive case of asmad, and is used in composition, as matputtra my son, mannātha my lord.

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

Mat (मत्).—see 2. mad.

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

1) Mat (मत्):—a See 3. ma and 1. mad.

2) [from mad] b in [compound] for 1. mad.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Mat (मत्):—abl. von 1. ma und zugleich Stellvertreter des einfachen Stammes am Anfange von compp. Die indischen Grammatiker schreiben mad; vgl. [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 7, 2, 86. 98] und tvat .

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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.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Mat in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) an opinion, view; belief, tenet, doctrine; sect; creed, faith; vote; ~[ganana] counting of votes; ~[dana] poll, polling, casting of votes; •[kenda] polling station/booth; ~[data] a voter, an elector; •[suci] electoral roll; ~[patra] ballot, ballot paper; ~[petika/peti] a ballotbox; -[parci] ballot paper; -[parivartana] change of creed/doctrine/view; -[pracara] propaganda; ~[pracaraka] a propagandist; -[matamtara] divergent and diverse views, different views; -[samgraha] plebiscite; referendum; -[svatamtrya] freedom of vote; freedom of opinion..—mat (मत) is alternatively transliterated as Mata.

2) Mat in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a large earthen pitcher/pot..—mat (माट) is alternatively transliterated as Māṭa.

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