Tamrapatra, aka: Tāmrapātra, Tamra-patra; 6 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Tāmrapātra (ताम्रपात्र).—(Tāmram) copper vessel for ceremonial purposes; fit for gifts.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 7. 12; 58. 13; 59. 8; 61. 45; 206. 15; 279. 7; 288. 11; Vāyu-purāṇa 74. 1.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
tāmrapatra (ताम्रपत्र).—n (S) A plate of copper.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
tāmrapatra (ताम्रपत्र).—n A plate of copper.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Tāmrapatra (ताम्रपत्र).—a copper-plate on which grants of land were frequently inscribed; पटे वा ताम्रपट्टे वा स्वमुद्रोपरिचिह्नितम् । अभिलेख्यात्मनो वंश्यानात्मानं च महीपतिः (paṭe vā tāmrapaṭṭe vā svamudroparicihnitam | abhilekhyātmano vaṃśyānātmānaṃ ca mahīpatiḥ) || Y.1.319.
Derivable forms: tāmrapatram (ताम्रपत्रम्).
Tāmrapatra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tāmra and patra (पत्र). See also (synonyms): tāmrapaṭṭa.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-traṃ) A plate of copper. m.
(-traḥ) A potherb: see jīva. E. tāmra, and patra a leaf.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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