Manada, Mānada, Mānadā, Mana-da: 11 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1) Mānada (मानद).—Pṛthu was this, to those who were pitiful.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 16. 16.

2) Mānadā (मानदा).—A kalā of the moon.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 35. 92.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

mānada : (adj.) inspiring respect.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Mānada refers to: inspiring respect Mhvs 33, 82.

Note: mānada is a Pali compound consisting of the words māna and da.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mānada (मानद).—a.

1) showing respect.

2) proud; इत्थं मानद नातिदूरमुभयोरप्यावयोरन्तरम् (itthaṃ mānada nātidūramubhayorapyāvayorantaram) Bhartṛhari 3.24.

3) destroying pride.

4) a giver of honour (a mode of addressing lovers &c.).

-daḥ a mystical name for the letter आ (ā).

- Name of the second digit of the moon.

Mānada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms māna and da (द).

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

Mānada (मानद).—mfn.

(-daḥ-dā-daṃ) 1. Inspiring pride. 2. Measuring. E. māna and da what gives.

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

Mānada (मानद).—[māna-da] (vb. ), adj. 1. Inspiring pride; a respectful address, used only in the voc. sing. m., Chr. 38, 15; Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 830.

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

Mānada (मानद).—[adjective] giving or showing honour (to others); [masculine] honour-giver (address of a woman to her husband or lover).

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

1) Mānada (मानद):—[=māna-da] [from māna] 1. māna-da mfn. (√) giving or showing honour ([especially] [vocative case] sg., ‘honour-giver’ in respectful address), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. a mystical Name of the letter ā, [Rāmatāpanīya-upaniṣad]

3) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a people, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

4) Mānadā (मानदा):—[=māna-dā] [from māna-da > māna] f. the second Kalā or digit of the moon, [Catalogue(s)]

5) Mānada (मानद):—[=māna-da] [from māna] n. ([scilicet] astra) Name of a [particular] magical weapon, [Rāmāyaṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] 2. māna-da mfn. (√do) destroying arrogance or pride, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

7) [=māna-da] [from māna] 3. māna-da mfn. (for 1. and 2. See under 1. māna) measuring, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Mānada (मानद):—[māna-da] (daḥ-dā-daṃ) a. Pride-inspiring; measuring, meting.

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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 (even English!). 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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