Mritaka, Mṛtaka: 11 definitions

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Introduction:

Mritaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Mṛtaka can be transliterated into English as Mrtaka or Mritaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Mratak.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mṛtaka (मृतक).—n (S) Funeral rites. 2 Pollution arising to the surviving relations from the death of.

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

mṛtaka (मृतक).—n Funeral rites.

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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

Mṛtaka (मृतक).—A dead person, a corpse; उवाच मृतकोपान्ते पतितं मृतकोपमम् (uvāca mṛtakopānte patitaṃ mṛtakopamam) A. Rām.6.12.9; ध्रुवं ते जीवन्तोऽप्यहह मृतका मन्दमतयो न येषामानन्दं जनयति जगन्नाथभणितिः (dhruvaṃ te jīvanto'pyahaha mṛtakā mandamatayo na yeṣāmānandaṃ janayati jagannāthabhaṇitiḥ) Bv.4.39.

-kam 1 Impurity contracted through the death of a relation.

2) Death.

Derivable forms: mṛtakaḥ (मृतकः), mṛtakam (मृतकम्).

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

Mṛtaka (मृतक).—n.

(-kaṃ) 1. A dead body, a corpse. 2. Impurity contracted by the death of a near relation. E. mṛt dead, kan added.

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

Mṛtaka (मृतक).—[mṛta + ka], (vb. mṛ), n. A dead body, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 4, 11.

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

Mṛtaka (मृतक).—[masculine] dead man, corpse; [neuter] death.

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

1) Mṛtaka (मृतक):—[from mṛ] mn. a dead man, a corpse, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Vetāla-pañcaviṃśatikā]

2) [v.s. ...] n. death, decease, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]

3) [v.s. ...] impurity contracted through the death of a relation, [Apte’s The Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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

Mṛtaka (मृतक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. A dead body.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Mṛtaka (मृतक):—(von mṛta)

1) m. n. ein Verstorbener, Leichnam [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 565] [?(Nalopākhyāna). Mahābhārata 13,413. 6234. 6237. Bhāgavatapurāṇa.1,15,6.5,1,39. 26,30.6,15,1.9,9,32. Oxforder Handschriften 33,b,16. Vetālapañcaviṃśati in Lassen’s Anthologie (II)4,2. 21,3.] —

2) n. Todesfall: sūtake mṛtake caiva [Bṛhaspati] beim Schol. zu [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 423, Nalopākhyāna 3.] [Oxforder Handschriften 281,b,45.] [Kullūka] zu [Manu’s Gesetzbuch.5,79.] mṛtakāgnihotra [Scholiast] zu [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 402, Nalopākhyāna 5.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Mṛtaka (मृतक):——

1) m. n. ein Verstorbener , Leichnam.

2) n. Todesfall.

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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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Mṛtaka (मृतक) [Also spelled mratak]:—(nm) a dead body, corpse; —[karma] death rituals, last rites.

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