Sanskrit Dictionary for Spoken Sanskrit

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किमर्थं भोः? kimarthaM bhoH? expr. Why?
किमर्थं विलम्बः? kimarthaM vilambaH? sent. Why are you late?
किमर्थं तावती चिन्ता? kimarthaM tAvatI cintA? sent. Why so much botheration?
किमर्थं? कः विशेषः? kimarthaM? kaH vizeSaH? sent. Why? anything special?
तथा किमर्थं वदति? tathA kimarthaM vadati? sent. Why do you say so?
किमर्थं तद् न भवति? kimarthaM tad na bhavati? sent. Why can't that be done?
किमर्थं एतावान् विलम्बः? kimarthaM etAvAn vilambaH? sent. Why (are you) so late?
किमर्थं एतावान् विलम्बः? kimarthaM etAvAn vilambaH? sent. Why are you late?
किमर्थं भवान् क्षुभ्यति? kimarthaM bhavAn kSubhyati? sent. Why are you shouting?
किमर्थं तत् एवं अभवत्? kimarthaM tat evaM abhavat? sent. Why did it happen so?
किमर्थं वृथा व्ययः इति? kimarthaM vRthA vyayaH iti? sent. Why this unnecessary expenditure?
तर्हि किमर्थं द्रष्टव्यम्? tarhi kimarthaM draSTavyam? sent. Why should you see it then?
किमर्थं पूर्वं न उक्तवान्? kimarthaM pUrvaM na uktavAn? sent. Why didn't you say it earlier?
किमर्थं अद्य रुचिरेव नास्ति kimarthaM adya rucireva nAsti sent. Why dishes are not tasty today?
किमर्थं कण्ठः अवरुद्धः? kimarthaM kaNThaH avaruddhaH? sent. Why is there the blocking of the throat?
अहं किमर्थं असत्यं वदामि? ahaM kimarthaM asatyaM vadAmi? sent. Why should I tell a lie?
तस्य कृते किमर्थं दत्तवान्? tasya kRte kimarthaM dattavAn? sent. Why did you give it to him?
विना कारणं किमर्थं गन्तव्यम्? vinA kAraNaM kimarthaM gantavyam? sent. Why go there unnecessarily?
तद्दिने किमर्थं भवान् न आगतवान्? taddine kimarthaM bhavAn na AgatavAn? sent. Why didn't you come that day?
किमर्थं इदानीं अपि कार्यं न आरब्धम्? kimarthaM idAnIM api kAryaM na Arabdham? sent. Why hasn't the work begun?
मम छत्रं भवान् किमर्थं स्वीकृतवान्? mama chatraM bhavAn kimarthaM svIkRtavAn? sent. Why did you take my umbrella?
किमर्थं प्रतिदिनं विलम्बेन आगच्छन्ति? kimarthaM pratidinaM vilambena Agacchanti? sent. Why do you come late everyday?
मया न ज्ञायते । किमर्थं भवती पृच्छति इदानीम् ? mayA na jJAyate | kimarthaM bhavatI pRcchati idAnIm ? sent. I don't know. Why are you asking [me] now?
प्रतिवेशी किमर्थं अर्धरात्रसम्ये वीनां वादयति ? उचितसमयं न प्रातवान् किम्? prativezI kimarthaM ardharAtrasamye vInAM vAdayati ? ucitasamayaM na prAtavAn kim? sent. Why is [our] neighbor playing Veena in the middle of the night? Did he not find an appropriate time [for that]?
भवान् एकत्र स्थापयति अन्यत्र अन्वेषणं करोति । किमर्थं इति पृच्छामि चेत् भवान् कुप्यति bhavAn ekatra sthApayati anyatra anveSaNaM karoti | kimarthaM iti pRcchAmi cet bhavAn kupyati sent. You keep it in one place and search [for it] somewhere else. If I ask you why, you get upset.
संस्कृतं जानामि इति वदति भवान् तदनन्तरं संस्कृतेन सम्भाषणं कर्तुं किमर्थं सङ्कोचः ? saMskRtaM jAnAmi iti vadati bhavAn tadanantaraM saMskRtena sambhASaNaM kartuM kimarthaM saGkocaH ? sent. You say you know Sanskrit but why then this hesitation to talk in Sanskrit?
स्वामी सर्वत्र अस्ति चेत् किमर्थं सर्वे देवालयं गत्वा तं प्रार्थयन्ति इति बालकः मातरं पृष्टवान् svAmI sarvatra asti cet kimarthaM sarve devAlayaM gatvA taM prArthayanti iti bAlakaH mAtaraM pRSTavAn sent. “If God is everywhere why everyone goes to the temple to pray to Him” the boy asked [his] mother.
किमर्थं तत् एवं जातम् ? kimarthaM tat evaM jAtam ? sent. Why did it so happen?
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