Manabhava, Manabhāva: 2 definitions



Manabhava means something in 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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[«previous next»] — Manabhava in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

manabhāva (मनभाव).—m (manōbhāva S) Heart and soul, heartiness, engagedness, earnestness. Ex. ma0 asalyāvāñcūna kārya siddhīsa jāta nāhīṃ. Gen. in obl. cases; as manābhāvācā, manābhāvānēṃ, manābhāvāpāsūna.

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mānabhāva (मानभाव).—m (vīṇa f mahānubhāva S) An heretical order or an individual of it. They have community of women, observe mendicancy, dress in black &c. Pr. mānabhāvācī bāyakō āṇi gāḍhavācēṃ jitraba. Pr. karaṇēṃ kasābācēṃ bōlaṇēṃ mānabhāvācēṃ. 2 fig. Applied to one who covers a vengeful or cruel disposition under a smooth exterior.

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

mānabhāva (मानभाव).—m An heretical order or an in- dividual of it. A person who covers a vengeful disposition under a smooth exterior. A hypocrite.

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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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