Astamana, aka: Astamāna, Ashtamana, Aṣṭamāna, Ashtan-mana; 2 Definition(s)

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Astamana 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 Aṣṭamāna can be transliterated into English as Astamana or Ashtamana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

astamāna (अस्तमान).—a (S) astamita a S Set--a heavenly body.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

astamāna (अस्तमान).—n The setting. a Set (a heavenly body).

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

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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