Mahamanya, Maha-manya, Mahāmānya: 3 definitions



Mahamanya 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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[«previous next»] — Mahamanya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mahāmānya (महामान्य).—a. being in great honour with; मकरन्दतुन्दिलानामरविन्दानामयं महामान्यः (makarandatundilānāmaravindānāmayaṃ mahāmānyaḥ) Bv.1.6.

Mahāmānya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahā and mānya (मान्य).

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

Mahāmānya (महामान्य):—[=mahā-mānya] [from mahā > mah] mfn. being in great honour with ([genitive case]), [Bhāminī-vilāsa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Mahāmānya (महामान्य):—Adj. hoch in Ehren stehend bei (Gen.) [Bhāminīvilāsa 1,5.]

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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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