Vastumatra, aka: Vastumātra, Vastu-matra; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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vastumātra (वस्तुमात्र).—n S The skeleton or outline (of a discourse &c.) 2 Everything whatever.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

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Vastumātra (वस्तुमात्र).—the mere outline or skeleton of any subject (to be afterwards developed).

Derivable forms: vastumātram (वस्तुमात्रम्).

Vastumātra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vastu and mātra (मात्र).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vastumātra (वस्तुमात्र).—n.

(-traṃ) Outline of any subject, skeleton of a discourse. E. vastu and mātra only.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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