Bhanjani, Bhāñjaṇī: 3 definitions


Bhanjani 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhāñjaṇī (भांजणी).—f (bhañjana S) Subtraction or division after a certain mode. A term used formerly in schools in the above sense; now meaning Reduction, and disting. into utaratī bhāñjaṇī & caḍhatī bhāñjaṇī. 2 Portioning, distributing, parceling out. 3 P Harrowing. 4 (A low sense.) Marring, spoiling, smashing, dishing. v māra.

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

bhāñjaṇī (भांजणी).—f Subtraction or division after a certain mode; reduction.

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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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Bhañjanī (भञ्जनी).—(f. to Sanskrit bhañjana, one who breaks; so Prakrit °ṇī, [Paia-sadda-mahaṇṇavo]), name of a kind of magic: Divyāvadāna 637.1.

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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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