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mā'tṛ [ mAtR ]


1 m. ( for 2. mātṛ' f. p. 807, col. 1 ) a measurer, Nix. xi, 5

one who measures across or traverses cf. RV. viii, 41, 4 ( cf. 10 )

a knower, one who has true knowledge cf. Cat.

N. of a Partic. caste cf. ib. ( w.r. for māḍava ? )

of an author cf. Bṛh




मातृ
 mātṛ' [ mAtR ]

2 f. ( derivation from √ 3. very doubtful

for 1. mā'tṛ, p. 804, col. 2 ) a mother, any mother ( applicable to animals ) cf. RV. etc. ( sometimes ifc., e.g. kuntī-m°, having Kuntī for a mother )

du. father and mother, parents cf. RV. iii, 3, 33 ; vii, 2, 5 ( also ', mātárā-pitárā, iv, 6, 7, and pitárā-mātárā cf. Pāṇ. 6- 3, 33 ; mātarapitarau, col. 2 ).

the earth ( du. heaven and earth ) cf. RV.

( with or scil. lokasya ), a cow cf. MBh.

( du. and pl. ) the two pieces of wood used in kindling fire cf. RV. ( cf. dvi-m° )

( pl. ) the waters cf. RV. ( cf. saptam° and cf. Naigh. i, 13 )

( pl. ) the divine mothers or personified energies of the principal deities ( sometimes reckoned as 7 in number, viz. Brāhmī or Brahmāṇi, Māheśvarī, Kaumārī, Vaishṇavī, Vārāhī, Indrāṇ ! or Aindrī or Mihendrī, Cāmuṇḍā

sometimes 8, viz. Brāhmi, Māheśvarī, Kaumāri, Vaishṇavī, Vārāhī, Raudrī, Carma-muṇḍā, Kāla-saṃpkarshiṇī

sometimes 9, viz. Brahmāṇī, Vaishṇavī, Raudrī, Vārāhī, Nārasiṃhikā, Kaumāri, Māhendrī, Cāmuṇḍā, Caṇḍikā

sometimes 16, viz. Gaurī, Padmā, Śacī, Medhā, Sāvitrī, Vijayā, Jayā, Deva-senā, Sva-dhā, Svāhā, Śānti, Pushṭi, Dhṛti, Tushṭi, Ātma-devatā and Kula-devatā

they are closely connected with the worship of Śiva and are described as attending on his son Skanda or Kārttikeya, to whom at first only 7 Mātṛs were assigned, but later an innumerable number

also the 13 wives of Kaśyapa are called, lokānām mātaraḥ ) cf. MBh. cf. R. cf. Pur. cf. Hcat. ( cf. RTL. 222 etc. )

( pl. ) the 8 classes of female ancestors ( viz. mothers, grandmothers, great-grandmothers, paternal and maternal aunts etc. cf. Saṃskārak.

but the word ' mother ' is also applied to other female relatives and in familiar speech to elderly women generally )

N. of Lakshmī cf. Bhartṛ

of Durgā cf. L.

of Dākshāyaṇi in certain places cf. Cat.

accord. to cf. L. also = a colocynth

Salvinia Cucullata, Nardostachys Jatamansi, Sphaerantus Indicus

air, space

the lower mill-stone

= vibhūti

-revatī. [ Cf. Gk., ?, ? ; Lat. mater ; Lith. mote ; Slav. mati ; Germ. muotar, ṃutter ; Eng. mother. ]



mātṛ'-ka-cchida [ mAtRkacchida ]

m. the cutter off of his mother's head ', N. of Paraśu-rāma cf. L.



mātṛ'-kalpika [ mAtRkalpika ]

mfn. cf. Pat.



mātṛ'-kula [ mAtRkula ]

m. N. of a man cf. L.



mātṛ'-kṛta [ mAtRkRta ]

( mātṛ'- ), mfn. done towards or by a mother cf. AV.



mātṛ'-kesaṭa [ mAtRkesaTa ]

m. a mother's brother cf. L.



mātṛ'-gaṇa [ mAtRgaNa ]

m. the assemblage of divine mother ( cf. above ) cf. MBh. cf. Var. etc.



mātṛ'-gandhinī [ mAtRgandhinI ]

f. ' having only the smell of a mother ', an unnatural mother cf. R.



mātṛ'-garbha [ mAtRgarbha ]

m. a mother's womb ( -stha mfn. being in it ) cf. L.



mātṛ'-gāmin [ mAtRgAmin ]

mfn. going to a mother ', one who has committed incest with his mother cf. Pañcar.



mātṛ'-gupta [ mAtRgupta ]

m. N. of a king and poet cf. Rājat

°tâbhiṣeṇana, an expedition against Mātṛs cf. MW.



mātṛ'-gṛha [ mAtRgRha ]

n. a temple of the ( divine ) mothers cf. Kād



mātṛ'-gotra [ mAtRgotra ]

n. a mother's family ( mfn. belonging to it )

-nirṇaya m. N. of wk.



mātṛ'-grāma [ mAtRgrAma ]

m. ' the aggregate of mother ', the female sex cf. Lalit.

any woman cf. L.

N. of a village cf. Rājat

-doṣa m. pl. the faults of woman kind cf. Lalit.



mātṛ'-ghāta [ mAtRghAta ]

( cf. L. )



mātṛ'-ghātaka [ mAtRghAtaka ]

( cf. R. ),



mātṛ'-ghātin [ mAtRghAtin ]

( cf. Pañcar. ), m. a matricide



mātṛ'-ghātuka [ mAtRghAtuka ]

m. id.

N. of Indra cf. L.



mātṛ'-ghna [ mAtRghna ]

m. = -ghāta cf. VarBṛS.



mātṛ'-cakra [ mAtRcakra ]

n. a kind of mystical circle cf. Rājat

the circle or assemblage of ( divine ) mothers cf. Kathās

-pramathana m. ' afflicter of the circle of divine mother ', N. of Viṣṇu cf. Pañcar.



mātṛ'-ceṭa [ mAtRceTa ]

m. N. of a man cf. L.



mātṛ'-jña [ mAtRjJa ]

mfn. knowing i.e. honouring a mother cf. Lalit.



mātṛ'-tama [ mAtRtama ]

( mātṛ'- ), mfn. very motherly or maternal ( said of the waters ) cf. RV.



mātṛ'-tas [ mAtRtas ]

ind. on the mother's side, in right of the mother cf. Mn. ix, 215



mātṛ'-tā [ mAtRtA ]

f. the state of a mother cf. BhP.



mātṛ'-datta [ mAtRdatta ]

m. ' mother given ', N. of a man cf. Kathās

of an author cf. Cat.

a, f. N. of a woman cf. Kathās

°ttīya n. N. of wk.



mātṛ'-dāsa [ mAtRdAsa ]

m. N. of a man cf. L.



mātṛ'-deva [ mAtRdeva ]

mfn. having one's mother for a deity cf. TUp.



mātṛ'-doṣa [ mAtRdoSa ]

m. the defect or inferiority of a mother ( who is of a lower caste ) cf. Mn. x, 14



mātṛ'-nandana [ mAtRnandana ]

m. ' mother' joy ', N. of Karttikeya cf. VarP.



mātṛ'-nandin [ mAtRnandin ]

m. a species of Karañja cf. L.



mātṛ'-nāman [ mAtRnAman ]

n. ( scil. sûlkta ) N. of a class of sacred texts in the Atharva-veda cf. AV. cf. Anukr.

m. N. of the reputed author and deity of these texts cf. ib.

m. ( mni ) n. named after a mother cf. MW.



mātṛ'-nivātam [ mAtRnivAtam ]

ind. at a mother's side cf. Pāṇ. 6- 2, 8 cf. Sch.



mātṛ'-pakṣa [ mAtRpakSa ]

mfn. belonging to the mother's side or maternal line cf. W.



mātṛ'-pālita [ mAtRpAlita ]

mṆ of a Dānava cf. Kathās



mātṛ'-pitṛ-kṛtâbhyāsa [ mAtRpitRkRtAbhyAsa ]

mfn. trained or exercised by father and mother cf. Hit., Introd.



mātṛ'-pūjana [ mAtRpUjana ]

n.



mātṛ'-pūjā [ mAtRpUjA ]

f. worship of the divine mothers cf. Saṃskārak.



mātṛ'-prayoga [ mAtRprayoga ]

( ? ), m. N. of wk.



mātṛ'-bandhu [ mAtRbandhu ]

m. a relation on the mother's side cf. Gaut

( ú ), n. blood relationship on the mother's side cf. AV.

( ū' ), f. an unnatural mother cf. Mcar. ( cf. brahmab° )



mātṛ'-bāndhava [ mAtRbAndhava ]

m. = prec. m. cf. L.



mātṛ'-bhakti [ mAtRbhakti ]

f. devotion to a mother cf. Mn. ii, 233



mātṛ'-bhāva [ mAtRbhAva ]

m. the state of a mother, maternity cf. MW.



mātṛ'-bheda-tantra [ mAtRbhedatantra ]

n. N. of a Tantra



mātṛ'-bhogīṇa [ mAtRbhogINa ]

mfn. cf. Pāṇ. 5-1, 9 cf. Sch.



mātṛ'-maṇḍala [ mAtRmaNDala ]

n. the circle of ( divine ) mother cf. Kād

( -vid m. the priest who acts for them ) cf. VarBṛS.

a partic. constellation cf. KāśīKh.



mātṛ'-mát [ mAtRmat ]

mfn. accompanied by a mother, possessing mother cf. AV. cf. ŚBr.



mātṛ'-mātṛ [ mAtRmAtR ]

f. ' mother mother ', N. of Pārvati cf. L.



mātṛ'-mukha [ mAtRmukha ]

mfn. ' mother-faced ', foolish, scurrilous cf. L.



mātṛ'-mṛṣṭa [ mAtRmRSTa ]

( mātṛ'- ), mfn. adorned by a mother cf. RV.



mātṛ'-modaka [ mAtRmodaka ]

m. N. of Uvaṭa's cf. Comm. on cf. VPrāt.



mātṛ'-yajña [ mAtRyajJa ]

( cf. Saṃskārak. ),



mātṛ'-yāga [ mAtRyAga ]

( cf. ŚāṅkhGṛ. ), m. a sacrifice to the mothers



mātṛ'-vaṃśa [ mAtRvaMza ]

m. the mother's family cf. ŚāṅkhGṛ.

°sya mfn. belonging to it cf. Kāv



mātṛ'-vat [ mAtRvat ]

ind. like ( towards ) a mother cf. Mn. cf. Cāṇ



mātṛ'-vatsala [ mAtRvatsala ]

mfn. mother-loving cf. Śak

N. of Kārttikeya cf. MBh.



mātṛ'-vadha [ mAtRvadha ]

m. the murder of a mother cf. RāmatUp. ( with Buddhists one of the 5 unpardonable sins cf. Dharmas. 60 )



mātṛ'-vartin [ mAtRvartin ]

m. ' behaving well to a mother ', N. of a hunter cf. Hariv.



mātṛ'-vāhinī [ mAtRvAhinI ]

f. ' mother-carrying ' a bat. cf. L.



mātṛ'-vidūṣita [ mAtRvidUSita ]

mfn. tainted or impaired by a mother cf. R.



mātṛ'-viṣṇu [ mAtRviSNu ]

m. N. of a man cf. L.



mātṛ'-śāsita [ mAtRzAsita ]

or m. taught by a mother ', foolish, simple cf. L.



mātṛ'-śiṣṭa [ mAtRziSTa ]

m. taught by a mother ', foolish, simple cf. L.



mātṛ'-śrāddha [ mAtRzrAddha ]

n. an oblation offered to the mother cf. Cat.



mātṛ'-ṣaṣṭha [ mAtRSaSTha ]

mfn. six with ( i.e. inclusive of ) a mother cf. MW.



mātṛ'-ṣeṇa [ mAtRSeNa ]

m. N. of a poet cf. ib.



mātṛ'-ṣvasṛ [ mAtRSvasR ]

f. ( cf. Pāṇ. 8-3, 84 ) a mother's sister cf. Mn. cf. MBh. etc.



mātṛ'-ṣvaseya [ mAtRSvaseya ]

m. ( cf. Pāṇ. 4-1, 134 ) a mother's sister's son cf. R.

( ī ), f. a mother's sister's daughter cf. MBh.



mātṛ'-ṣvasrīya [ mAtRSvasrIya ]

m. = prec. m. cf. Pāṇ. 4-1, 134



mātṛ'-siṃhī [ mAtRsiMhI ]

f. Justicia Gendarussa cf. L.



mātṛ'-svasṛ [ mAtRsvasR ]

and mātṛ'-svaseyā w.r. for -ṣvasṛ and -ṣvascyī



mātṛ'-svaseyā [ mAtRsvaseyA ]

and mātṛ'-svasṛ w.r. for -ṣvasṛ and -ṣvascyī



mātṛ'-han [ mAtRhan ]

m. = -ghāta cf. AV. Paip