Asmana, aka: Asmāna, Ashmana, Āśmana; 3 Definition(s)


Asmana 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.

The Sanskrit term Āśmana can be transliterated into English as Asmana or Ashmana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

asmāna (अस्मान).—n ( P) The sky or heavens.

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āsmāna (आस्मान).—and compounds. See under अ.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

asmāna (अस्मान).—n The sky, heavens. asmāna ṭhēṅgaṇēṃ hōṇēṃ To be puffed up with pride. asmānī a Sky-coloured; heavenly. asmānī sulatānī Heavenly and regal visitations, calamities.

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āsmāna (आस्मान).—See under अ.

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

Āśmana (आश्मन).—a. (- f.) [अश्मनो विकारः अण् (aśmano vikāraḥ aṇ)] Stony, made of stones. स चापमाश्मनप्रख्यं सेषुं धत्तेऽन्यदुर्वहाम् (sa cāpamāśmanaprakhyaṃ seṣuṃ dhatte'nyadurvahām) Bk.

-naḥ 1 Anything made of stone.

2) Name of Aruṇa, the charioteer of the sun.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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