Hanumant, Hanūmant: 3 definitions



Hanumant means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: A translation of Jhaverchand Meghanis non translated folk tales

Hanumant refers to “Hanumana a Hindu God who had helped Shree Rama in searching Sita who was kidnapped by Ravana”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hanumant (हनुमन्त्).—[hanū + mant], I. adj. Having large jaws. Ii. m. The monkey chief, Hanumant, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 20, 8 (ū); [Mahāvīracharita, (ed. Trithen.)] 114, 17 (ŭ).

Hanumant can also be spelled as Hanūmant (हनूमन्त्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hanumant (हनुमन्त्).—[adjective] having strong jaws; [masculine] [Name] of a monkey-chief, the son of the god of wind and the ally of Rāma.

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Hanūmant (हनूमन्त्).—[masculine] = hanumant [masculine]

[Sanskrit to German]

Hanumant 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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