Makanda, Mākanda: 6 definitions


Makanda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Mākanda (माकन्द)—Sanskrit word for the “Mango”. This may be a plain synonym or may denote a different species of mangoes.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mākanda (माकन्द).—The mango tree; माकन्द न प्रपेदे मधुपेन तवोपमा जगति (mākanda na prapede madhupena tavopamā jagati) Bv.1.29; माकन्दक्रन्दकान्ताऽधरधरणितलम् (mākandakrandakāntā'dharadharaṇitalam) Gīt.

-ndī 1 The myrobalan tree.

2) Yellow sandal.

3) Name of a city on the Ganges.

Derivable forms: mākandaḥ (माकन्दः).

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

Mākanda (माकन्द).—m.

(-ndaḥ) The mango. f. (-ndī) 1. Emblic myrobalan. 2. Yellow sandal-wood. 3. The name of a city. E. beauty, and kanda root.

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

Mākanda (माकन्द).— The name of a town, [Johnson's Selections from the Mahābhārata.] 33, 65.

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

Mākanda (माकन्द).—[masculine] the mango tree.

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

Mākanda (माकन्द):—m. the mango tree, [Kāvya literature]

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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