Mami, Māmī: 5 definitions
Mami means something in Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
māmī (मामी).—f māmīsa f C (māmā) The wife of a maternal uncle. 2 The mother of one's wife.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
māṃī (मांई).—f A mother. Gen- erally in poetry.
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māmī (मामी).—f The wife of māmā the mother of one's wife.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Mamī (ममी):—(nf) a mummy (a dead body kept for long in a preservative); mother.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Mami (ममि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Māmaka.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Māmi (ಮಾಮಿ):—[noun] the wife of one’s maternal uncle.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Starts with (+3): Mami-ranchini, Mamiaho, Mamica de porca, Mamicha-moya, Mamidi, Mamikil, Mamilattu, Mamin, Maminiya, Maminkara, Maminkaroti, Mamioko, Mamira, Mamira asli, Mamiraa, Mamirah, Mamiram, Mamiran, Mamiran chini, Mamiri.
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