Pathantara, aka: Patha-antara, Pāṭhāntara; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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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 Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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