Mahipati, Mahīpati, Mahi-pati: 11 definitions
Mahipati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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
mahīpati : (m.) a king.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Mahīpati refers to: king Mhvs 5, 48; 33, 32.
Note: mahīpati is a Pali compound consisting of the words mahī and pati.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Derivable forms: mahīpatiḥ (महीपतिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tiḥ) A sovereign, a king. E. mahī and pati master.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahīpati (महीपति).—m. a king,
Mahīpati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahī and pati (पति).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahīpati (महीपति).—[masculine] earth-protector or ruler, king.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Mahipati (महिपति) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—(?): Pañcasāyaka. P. 10.
2) Mahīpati (महीपति):—father of Ananta Paṇḍita, father of Kṛṣṇa Paṇḍita, father of Nārāyaṇa Paṇḍita, father of Khaṇḍerāya (Paraśurāmaprakāśa), and Nīlakaṇṭha. Io. 2316.
3) Mahīpati (महीपति):—father of Ananta etc. delete this.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Mahipati (महिपति):—[=mahi-pati] [from mahi > mah] m. Name of an author, [Catalogue(s)]
2) Mahīpati (महीपति):—[=mahī-pati] [from mahī > mah] m. ‘e°-lord’, a king, sovereign (-tva n.), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.
3) [v.s. ...] a kind of big lime, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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