Motha, Mōṭhā, Moṭhā, Mothā: 2 definitions

Introduction

Motha 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Advances in Zoology and Botany: Ethnomedicinal List of Plants Treating Fever in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra, India

Mothā in the Marathi language refers to the medicinal herb “Cyperus rotundus L.”, and is used for ethnomedicine treatment of Fever in Ahmednagar district, India. The parts used are: “Dried rhizome”. Instructions for using the herb named Mothā:

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mōṭhā (मोठा).—& mōṭhāī See mōṭā & mōṭāī.

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mōtha (मोथ).—f mōthā m (mustaka S) A fragrant grass, Cyperus rotundus.

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

mōtha (मोथ) [-thā, -था].—m A fragrant grass.

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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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