Vartamana, Vartamāna, Vartamānā: 6 definitions

Introduction

Vartamana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vartamāna (वर्तमान).—The present tense; cf वर्तमाने लट् (vartamāne laṭ) P.III.2.123; cf.also क्तस्य च वर्तमाने (ktasya ca vartamāne) PII 3.67;also वर्तमानसामीप्ये वर्तमानवद्वा (vartamānasāmīpye vartamānavadvā) P. III. 3.131.

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Vartamānā (वर्तमाना).—A term used by ancient grammarians for the present tense, along with the term वर्तमान (vartamāna) also; cf. यदा हि बुद्धिकर्म तदा वर्तमाना भाबष्यति (yadā hi buddhikarma tadā vartamānā bhābaṣyati), M.Bh. on P. III.3.133 Vart.8.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Vartamāna.—(HRS), ‘running revenue’, as suggested by the Arthaśāstra. Note: vartamāna 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 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

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous (V) next»] — Vartamana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

vartamāna (वर्तमान).—f -vartamāna n Authentic or offi- cial accounts.

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vartamāna (वर्तमान).—n News. a Extant. Present. vartamānakāla The present tense.

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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

[«previous (V) next»] — Vartamana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vartamāna (वर्तमान).—a. [vṛt-śānac]

1) Being, existing.

2) Living, being alive, contemporary; प्रथितयशसां भासकविसौमिल्लकवि- मिश्रादीनां प्रबन्धानतिक्रम्य वर्तमानकवेः कालिदासस्य क्रियायां कथं परिषदो बहुमानः (prathitayaśasāṃ bhāsakavisaumillakavi- miśrādīnāṃ prabandhānatikramya vartamānakaveḥ kālidāsasya kriyāyāṃ kathaṃ pariṣado bahumānaḥ) M.1.

3) Turning or moving round, revolving.

4) Dwelling in.

-naḥ The present tense (in gram.); वर्तमानसामीप्ये वर्तमानवद्वा (vartamānasāmīpye vartamānavadvā) P.111.3.131.

-nam 1 Presence.

2) The present time.

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

Vartamāna (वर्तमान).—[adjective] going on, present; [neuter] = kāla [masculine] the present time.

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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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