Purushamatra, Puruṣamātra: 5 definitions


Purushamatra 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 Puruṣamātra can be transliterated into English as Purusamatra or Purushamatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Puruṣamātra (पुरुषमात्र).—mfn.

(-traḥ-trī-traṃ) Of the height, or measure of a man. E. puruṣa a man, and mātrac aff.

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

1) Puruṣamātra (पुरुषमात्र):—[=puruṣa-mātra] [from puruṣa] mf(ī)n. of the height or measure of a man, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] n. the size of a man, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

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

Puruṣamātra (पुरुषमात्र):—[puruṣa-mātra] (traḥ-trī-traṃ) a. Of the heighth or measure of a man.

[Sanskrit to German]

Purushamatra 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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