Parimitakatha, Parimita-katha: 2 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parimitakatha (परिमितकथ).—a. saying or speaking little, using measured words; तां जानीयाः परिमितकथां जीवितं मे द्वितीयम् (tāṃ jānīyāḥ parimitakathāṃ jīvitaṃ me dvitīyam) Meghadūta 85.

Parimitakatha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms parimita and katha (कथ).

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

Parimitakatha (परिमितकथ):—[=pari-mita-katha] [from pari-mita > pari-mā] mf(ā)n. of measured discourse, speaking little, [Meghadūta]

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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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