/ (ˈmuːrtɪ) /
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Hinduism an image of a deity, which itself is considered divine once consecrated
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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Word Origin for murti
from Sanskrit, literally: embodiment
Words nearby murti
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Example sentences from the Web for murti
The third, the Mutchya Murti, is a long-shaped flat stone with a vadana that gives it a resemblance to the face of a fish.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
These three sacred rivers form a kind of Tri-murti, or triad, often personified as goddesses, and called 'Mothers.'Nature Mysticism|J. Edward Mercer