Pautava: 8 definitions


Pautava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Pautava.—(HRS), various dues collected by the superinten- dent of weights and measures, as suggested by the Arthaśāstra. (EI 30), measurement. Note: pautava is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pautava (पौतव).—A measure; शुल्कं दण्डः पौतवं नागरिको (śulkaṃ daṇḍaḥ pautavaṃ nāgariko) ...... च दुर्गम् (ca durgam) Kau. A.2.6.24.

Derivable forms: pautavam (पौतवम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pautava (पौतव).—n.

(-vaṃ) Measuring, a measure. E. pu to be made pure or correct, tan aff. and aṇ added; also yautava .

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

Pautava (पौतव):—n. a kind of measure, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. potu).

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

Pautava (पौतव):—(vaṃ) 1. n. Measure.

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Pautava 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pautava (ಪೌತವ):—[noun] a kind of measure.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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