Miti, Mitī: 13 definitions



Miti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Miti.—(IA 20), cf. Saṃvat 1384 miti Bhādra-vadi 3 Guru-dine; probably a corruption of Sanskrit mita, ‘counted’, ‘calculated’. Note: miti is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mitī (मिती).—f (S) Measuring or measure: also weighing or weight. 2 Determinate amount; definiteness or moderateness of degree or quantity; measure. Ex. tyācē pātakāsīṃ nāhīṃ kīṃ hō mitī || tumhī tyācī mati śuddha kēlī ||. 3 A specified or particular lunar day considered as a date. 4 fig. Interest (on money-loans). Ex. śēṅkaḍā cāra āṇē āmhāsa mitī paḍatī.

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

mitī (मिती).—f Measure. A date. Fig. Interest (on money-loans).

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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

Miti (मिति).—f. [mā-mi-ktin]

1) Measuring, a measure, weight.

2) Accurate knowledge.

3) Proof, evidence.

4) Determination.

Derivable forms: mitiḥ (मितिः).

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

Miti (मिति).—f.

(-tiḥ) 1. Measuring, measure. 2. Weighing, weight. 3. Value. 4. Knowledge. 5. Proof, evidence. E. to measure, aff. ktin .

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

Miti (मिति).—i. e. mā + ti, f. 1. Measuring. 2. Determining. 3. Knowledge.

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

Miti (मिति).—1. [feminine] measure, weight, value.

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Miti (मिति).—2. [feminine] erecting, establishing.

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

1) Miti (मिति):—[from mi] 1. miti f. (for 2. See p. 816, col. 1) fixing, erecting, establishing, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [from mita] 2. miti f. (for 1. See p. 815, col. 3) measuring, measure, weight, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Śārṅgadhara-saṃhitā]

3) [v.s. ...] accurate knowledge, evidence, [Māṇḍūkya-upaniṣad, 12 mantra]

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

Miti (मिति):—(tiḥ) 2. f. Measuring; weighing; knowledge; proof.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Miti (मिति) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Mii.

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Miti in German

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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) Miti (मिति):—(nf) measure/measurement; limit.

2) Mitī (मिती):—(nf) a date according to the lunar month; ~[kāṭā] discount; —[ḍālanā] to date (a document).

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