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Metyatva, 1 Definition(s)

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Metyatva means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Hinduism

Nāṭyaśāstra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Metyatva (मेत्यत्व, “measurableness”), i.e. the determination of the length of the syllables (akṣara), on which both poetical and musical metre are based.

Source: Google Books: Dattilam: A Compendium of Ancient Indian Music

about this context:

Nāṭyaśāstra (नाट्यशास्त्र, natya-shastra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition of performing arts, (e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nāṭya) and poetic works (kāvya).

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