Mahipati, Mahīpati, Mahi-pati: 8 definitions

Introduction

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 dictionary

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Source: 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.

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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mahīpati (महीपति).—m.,

Derivable forms: mahīpatiḥ (महीपतिः).

Mahīpati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahī and pati (पति). See also (synonyms): mahīnātha, mahīpa, mahīpāla, mahīpurandara, mahībhuj.

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

Mahīpati (महीपति).—m.

(-tiḥ) A sovereign, a king. E. mahī and pati master.

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

Mahīpati (महीपति).—[masculine] earth-protector or ruler, king.

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.]

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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. 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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