Mahapatakin, Mahāpātakin: 6 definitions


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

Mahāpātakin (महापातकिन्).—m. (-kī) An offender in the highest degree: see the last. E. mahāpātaka great sin, and ini aff.

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

Mahāpātakin (महापातकिन्).—adj. offending, or an offender, in the highest degree, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 235.

Mahāpātakin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahā and pātakin (पातकिन्).

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

Mahāpātakin (महापातकिन्):—[=mahā-pātakin] [from mahā > mah] mfn. guilty of a gr° crime, [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya etc.]

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

Mahāpātakin (महापातकिन्):—[mahā-pātakin] (kī) 1. m. An offender in the highest degree.

[Sanskrit to German]

Mahapatakin 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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