Pathantara, Pāṭhāntara, Patha-antara: 4 definitions


Pathantara 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pāṭhāntara (पाठांतर).—n (S) Another reading. Ex. pā0 vhāvēṃ manīṃ dharitāṃ || jivhēsīṃ ālī prasādatā ||. 2 Another or a lection or reading (of a book or manuscript); a variation of copies. 3 A book, legend, or story known by heart: also a budget or store of tales and anecdotes in the memory. 4 Knowledge by heart. Ex. tyācēṃ pā0 mōṭhēṃ āhē; malā bhāgavatācēṃ pā0 āhē. 5 Used as a Known by heart. Ex. kīrttanāmājī sācāra || caritra nasalēṃ pā0 ॥.

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

pāṭhāntara (पाठांतर).—n Another reading. Knowledge by heart. a Known by heart.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāṭhāntara (पाठान्तर).—another reading, a variant (v. l.)

Derivable forms: pāṭhāntaram (पाठान्तरम्).

Pāṭhāntara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāṭha and antara (अन्तर).

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

Pāṭhāntara (पाठान्तर):—[from pāṭha] n. ‘another reading’, a variation of the text in a book or manuscript

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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. 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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