Mritashana, Mṛtāśana, Mrita-ashana: 4 definitions


Mritashana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Mṛtāśana can be transliterated into English as Mrtasana or Mritashana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mṛtāśana (मृताशन).—a. being of the age 9 to 1 years.

Mṛtāśana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mṛta and aśana (अशन).

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

Mṛtāśana (मृताशन):—[from mṛta > mṛ] mfn. ‘having lost the power of eating (?)’, being of the age of 90 to 100 years, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. mṛśa-bhraj).

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Mritashana 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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