Mahahna, Mahāhna, Maha-ahna: 5 definitions



Mahahna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mahāhna (महाह्न).—the afternoon.

Derivable forms: mahāhnaḥ (महाह्नः).

Mahāhna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahā and ahna (अह्न).

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

Mahāhna (महाह्न).—[masculine] great (cf. broad) day, afternoon.

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

Mahāhna (महाह्न):—[from mahā > mah] (hāh) m. ‘advanced time of day’, the afternoon, [Śāṅkhāyana-brāhmaṇa] (cf. -niśā, -rātra).

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Mahahna 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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