Manabhanga, Mānabhaṅga, Mana-bhanga: 4 definitions

Introduction

Manabhanga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 dictionary

[«previous (M) next»] — Manabhanga in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mānabhaṅga (मानभंग).—m (S māna & bhaṅga Breaking.) Treating with disrespect or dishonor. 2 Dishonor, disgrace, indignity.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

mānabhaṅga (मानभंग).—m Treating with dishonour; dis- honour.

context information

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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (M) next»] — Manabhanga in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mānabhaṅga (मानभङ्ग).—f. injury reputation or honour, humiliation, mortification, insult, indignity.

Derivable forms: mānabhaṅgaḥ (मानभङ्गः).

Mānabhaṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms māna and bhaṅga (भङ्ग). See also (synonyms): mānahāni.

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Mānabhaṅga (मानभङ्ग).—see मानक्षति (mānakṣati).

Derivable forms: mānabhaṅgaḥ (मानभङ्गः).

Mānabhaṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms māna and bhaṅga (भङ्ग).

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

Mānabhaṅga (मानभङ्ग):—[=māna-bhaṅga] [from māna] m. breach or loss of honour, [Cāṇakya]

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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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