Mritavat, Mṛtavat: 4 definitions



Mritavat 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 Mṛtavat can be transliterated into English as Mrtavat or Mritavat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Mṛtavat (मृतवत्).—[mṛta + vat] (vb. mṛ), adv. Like one dead, [Hitopadeśa] 91, 16.

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

Mṛtavat (मृतवत्).—[adverb] as if dead.

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

Mṛtavat (मृतवत्):—[=mṛta-vat] [from mṛta > mṛ] ind. like one d° (ātmānam mmother saṃdarśya, feigning death), [Hitopadeśa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Mṛtavat (मृतवत्):—Adv. wie todt [141,21.] ātmānaṃ mṛ saṃdaśrtha sich todt stellend [143,16.155,26.]

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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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