Magna: 6 definitions


Magna 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

magna (मग्न).—p (S) Drowned or sunken. 2 fig. Absorbed in; deeply engaged in; swallowed up by.

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

magna (मग्न).—p Drowned. Fig. Absorbed in.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Magna (मग्न).—See मस्ज् (masj).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Magna (मग्न).—mfn.

(-gnaḥ-gnā-gnaṃ) 1. Plunged, dived, immersed. 2. Sunk, drowned. 3. Absorbed. E. masj to plunge into water, aff. kta.

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

Magna (मग्न).—[adjective] sunk, dived, immersed or penetrated into ([locative] or —°); went down, set (moon), fallen, ruined, decayed.

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

1) Magna (मग्न):—a See √majj.

2) [from majj] b mfn. sunk, plunged, immersed in ([locative case] or [compound]), [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] set (as the moon), [Rāmāyaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] sunk into misfortune, [ib.]

5) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) slipped into, lurking in [Raghuvaṃśa]

6) [v.s. ...] sunken, flat (as breasts or a nose), [Harivaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa; Suśruta]

7) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a mountain, [Buddhist literature]

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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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