Tamrapatra, aka: Tāmrapātra, Tamra-patra; 4 Definition(s)

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Tamrapatra 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.

In Hinduism

Purana

[Tamrapatra in Purana glossaries]

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.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Tamrapatra in Marathi glossaries]

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
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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

[Tamrapatra in Sanskrit glossaries]

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
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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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