Bhanta, Bhamta, Bhanṭā, Bhāṃta: 10 definitions


Bhanta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, biology. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Bhanta in India is the name of a plant defined with Solanum melongena in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Solanum melongena var. esculentum (Dunal) Nees (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1852)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1989)
· Journal of the Indian Botanical Society (1998)
· A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants (1838)
· Numer. List (2628)
· Cytologia (1997)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

bhanta : (pp. of bhamati) swaying; swerving; revolved; whirled about; roamed.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Bhanta, (pp. of bham) swerving, swaying, staggering, deviating; always used of an uncontrolled car (ratha or yāna) Dh. 222 (ratha=ativegena dhāvanta DhA. III, 301); (yāna=adanta akārita aviṇīta Nd1 145); DhsA. 260 (°yāna). Cp. vi°. (Page 498)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhānta (भांत).—f ( H Kind or sort.) Manner, mode, style, fashion (of speaking, walking, acting): also kind, sort, variety. The word is restrictedly used. bhāntībhāntīcā Of divers modes or methods; of various kinds or sorts.

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bhānta (भांत).—f Long, thick, and closely-intertwined speargrass.

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

bhānta (भांत).—f Manner, mode, style.

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

Bhānta (भान्त):—mfn. (√bhām?) = vajra-rūpa, having the shape of a thunderbolt, or = candra, the moon, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā] ([Mahīdhara]) etc.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhanta in German

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Bhaṃta (भंत) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Bhrānta.

2) Bhaṃta (भंत) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Bhagavat.

3) Bhaṃta (भंत) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Bhadanta.

4) Bhaṃta (भंत) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Bhajat.

5) Bhaṃta (भंत) also relates to the Sanskrit words: Bhāt, Bhrājat.

6) Bhaṃta (भंत) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Bhavānta.

7) Bhaṃta (भंत) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Bhayānta.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhaṃṭa (ಭಂಟ):—

1) [noun] a boldly-courageous, brave man.

2) [noun] a person who serves in an army; a person engaged in military service; a soldier.

3) [noun] a person employed by another to perform personal and menial duties; a servant.

4) [noun] a subcaste in the coastal Karnāṭaka, the members of which are engaged mainly in agriculture.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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