Mahanti, Mahantī: 3 definitions
Mahanti means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
mahantī : (f.) great; big; extensive.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
mahantī (महंती).—f (mahanta) The condition, quality, capacity &c. of mahanta Ex. tayāsiṃ lōṭāṅgaṇa ghālī vidēhī || ma0 nāhīṃ kiñcit ||. 2 Greatness figuratively.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
mahantī (महंती).—f Condition or capacity of mahanta.
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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