Matrighata, Mātṛghāta, Matri-ghata: 4 definitions

Introduction

Matrighata 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.

The Sanskrit term Mātṛghāta can be transliterated into English as Matrghata or Matrighata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous (M) next»] — Matrighata in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mātṛghāta (मातृघात).—m (S) Matricide.

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

mātṛghāta (मातृघात) [-vadha, -वध].—m hatyāṃ f Matricide.

context information

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-English dictionary

[«previous (M) next»] — Matrighata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mātṛghāta (मातृघात).—m.,

Derivable forms: mātṛghātaḥ (मातृघातः).

Mātṛghāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mātṛ and ghāta (घात). See also (synonyms): mātṛghātaka, mātṛghātin.

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

Mātṛghāta (मातृघात):—[=mātṛ-ghāta] [from mātṛ] ([cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) m. a matricide.

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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