Amanna, Āmānna, Ama-anna: 6 definitions



Amanna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Āmānna (आमान्न).—Gift of uncooked food in a śrāddha, generally by Śūdras; also āmaśrāddha; forbidden for yatis.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 17. 70; Vāyu-purāṇa 18. 20.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

āmānna (आमान्न).—n (S) Undressed corn or pulse (as given to Brahmans &c.)

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

āmānna (आमान्न).—n Undressed corn (as given to brāmhaṇa)

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āmānna (आमान्न).—undressed rice.

Derivable forms: āmānnam (आमान्नम्).

Āmānna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āma and anna (अन्न).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āmānna (आमान्न).—n.

(-nnaṃ) Undressed rice. E. āma and anna boiled rice.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āmānna (आमान्न):—[from āma] n. undressed rice.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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