Saptamrittika, Saptamṛttikā: 3 definitions

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Saptamrittika 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.

The Sanskrit term Saptamṛttikā can be transliterated into English as Saptamrttika or Saptamrittika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Saptamrittika in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

saptamṛttikā (सप्तमृत्तिका).—f pl (S) Earth collected from seven different places; viz. from an elephant's or a horse's stable, from the point of junction of four roads, from a white ant's mound &c. See under mṛttikā. These earths are prescribed in particular solemn rites.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Saptamrittika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Saptamṛttikā (सप्तमृत्तिका):—[=sapta-mṛttikā] [from sapta > saptan] f. [plural] 7 earths collected from 7 places and used in certain solemn rites, [Monier-Williams’ 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 (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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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Saptamrittika in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Saptamṛttikā (सप्तमृत्तिका):—n. the soil of seven places used in auspicious function;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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