Mahina, Mahinā, Māhina, Mahi-ina, Mahīna: 6 definitions

Introduction

Mahina means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mahinā (महिना).—m ( P) A month. 2 Used by meton. for monthly pay; as mājhē sarakārāntūna sāhā mahinē yāvayācē āhēta; cāra mahinē caḍhalē-jhālē-ālē. mahinyācyā kāṇṭhīṃ Within the or a month.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

mahinā (महिना).—m A month. Monthly pay. mahi- nyācyā kāṭhīṃ Within the or in a month.

context information

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mahina (महिन).—Sovereignty, dominion.

Derivable forms: mahinam (महिनम्).

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Māhina (माहिन).—a. Ved.

1) Joyous, joyful.

2) Great, exalted.

3) Giving delight.

-nam Sovereignty, power, dominion.

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Mahīna (महीन).—a king; न न महीनमहीनपराक्रमम् (na na mahīnamahīnaparākramam) R.9. 5.

Derivable forms: mahīnaḥ (महीनः).

Mahīna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahī and ina (इन). See also (synonyms): mahīśvara.

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

Mahina (महिन).—n.

(-naṃ) Kingdom, sovereignty. E. mah to worship or be worshipped, Unadi aff. inan .

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Māhina (माहिन).—n.

(-naṃ) Kingdom, dominion. E. mahina the same, aṇ pleonasm.

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

1) Mahina (महिन):—[from mah] mf(ā)n. = mahin1, great, mighty, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] n. sovereignty, dominion, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Mahinā (महिना):—[from mah] ind., mightily, forcibly, [Ṛg-veda]

4) Mahīna (महीन):—[from mahī > mah] (hina) m. ‘earth-ruler’, a king, prince, [Raghuvaṃśa]

5) Māhina (माहिन):—mf(ā)n. (√1. mah) glad. some, blithe, causing or feeling joy (others ‘great, powerful’), [Ṛg-veda]

6) n. dominion, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) Māhīna (माहीन):—m. (?) [patronymic] (others mfn. = māhina), [Ṛg-veda x, 60, 1.]

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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