Matula, aka: Mātula, Mātulā; 8 Definition(s)
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
A village in Magadha, where the Buddha stayed and where he preached the Cakkavattisihanada Sutta. A iii.58.Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
mātula : (m.) maternal uncle.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Mātula, (cp. Epic Sk. mātula & semantically Lat. matruus, i.e. one who belongs to the mother) a mother’s brother, an uncle J. I, 225; DhA. I, 15; PvA. 58, 60.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
mātula (मातुल).—m S pop. mātūḷa m A maternal uncle.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
mātula (मातुल).—m A maternal uncle.
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mātūḷa (मातूळ).—m A maternal uncle.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Mātula (मातुल).—[māturbhrātā mātṛ-ḍulac]
1) A maternal uncle; (tatrāpaśyat) आचार्यान् मातुलान् भ्रातॄन् (ācāryān mātulān bhrātṝn) Bg.1.26; Ms.2.13; 5.81.
2) The Dhattūra plant.
3) An epithet of the solar year.
4) A kind of rice.
5) A kind of snake.
Derivable forms: mātulaḥ (मातुलः).
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1) The wife of a maternal uncle; Ms.2.131; Y.3.232; Bhāg.1.14.27.
2) Hemp; जातीफलं मातुलानी महिफेनं च पत्रकम् (jātīphalaṃ mātulānī mahiphenaṃ ca patrakam) Śiva B.3.15.
See also (synonyms): mātulānī, mātulī.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Mātula (मातुल).—m. (var. ma°), a high number: Mvy 7772 = Tibetan ma gzhal; compare māludu.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
(-laḥ) 1. A maternal uncle. 2. Thorn-apple, (Dhutura metal.) 3. A sort of grain. 4. A variegated snake. f. (-lā-lī or -lānī) 1. The wife of a maternal uncle, &c. 2. Hemp, (Cannabis sativa.) 3. Common Bengal San, a sort of Crotolaria, (C. juncea.) f. (-lānī) Pulse of various kinds. E. mātṛ a mother, and ḍulac aff., fem. aff. ṭāp or ṅīṣ with ānuk optionally inserted before the latter.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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