Mahipatana, Mahīpatana, Mahi-patana: 2 definitions
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Mahīpatana (महीपतन).—humble obeisance (as by falling on the ground.)
Derivable forms: mahīpatanam (महीपतनम्).
Mahīpatana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahī and patana (पतन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahīpatana (महीपतन):—[=mahī-patana] [from mahī > mah] n. prostration on the ground, humble obeisance, [Rāmāyaṇa]
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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