Mathya, Maṭhyā: 6 definitions



Mathya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

maṭhyā (मठ्या).—a or ad (maṭha S) See maṭṭa.

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māthyā (माथ्या).—m (māthā) The head or knob of a churning staff or similar article.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mathya (मथ्य).—a. To be extracted or produced from; अमृतममरवर्या नाशयत्सिन्धुमथ्यम् (amṛtamamaravaryā nāśayatsindhumathyam) Bhāg.8.12.47.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Mathya (मथ्य).—[, so Lefm. in Lalitavistara 264.16 (prose) mathyodana-kulmāṣam; so 2 mss.; one pathod°; two maṇḍādana°; the others senseless; Lefm.'s reading seems impossible; possibly pathyodana° is to be read, or maṇḍādana°, maṇḍodana°? Tibetan has three members of the [compound], zan (food, pap; possibly for maṇḍa?) daṅ ḥbras chan (boiled rice) daṅ ḥdren mar (mixture)…]

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

Māṭhya (माठ्य).—m.

(-ṭhyaḥ) A road.

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

Mathya (मथ्य).—[adjective] to be rubbed, to be churned out of (—°).

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

1) Mathya (मथ्य):—[from manth] mfn. to be rubbed out of (See ulmuka-m)

2) [v.s. ...] to be extracted or produced from (See sindhu-m).

3) Māṭhya (माठ्य):—a or māṭha m. a road, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. māca, mātha).

4) b See māṭha, [column]1.

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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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