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  • n. A term in Indian music referring to the smallest rhythmic unit of a tala
  • n. A term in Indian poetics and linguistics for the measure of the length of a syllable; equivalent to mora
  • n. The characteristic horizontal line drawn above characters in the Devanagari script
  • n. An intra-syllabic vowel symbol in Indic scripts

Etymologies

Sanskrit मात्रा (mātrā, "measure, small quantity") (Wiktionary)

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