Mahapumsa, Mahāpuṃsa, Maha-pumsa: 4 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Mahāpuṃsa (महापुंस).—a great man.
Derivable forms: mahāpuṃsaḥ (महापुंसः).
Mahāpuṃsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahā and puṃsa (पुंस).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahāpuṃsa (महापुंस):—[=mahā-puṃsa] [from mahā > mah] m. a gr° man, [Śatruṃjaya-māhātmya]
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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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