math etymology

English word math comes from English matha

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Detailed word origin of math

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matha English (eng) (Hinduism, Jainism) A monastic or similar religious establishment in Hinduism and Jainism, usually more formal and hierarchical than an ashram.
math English (eng) (Hinduism, Jainism).