Manahani, Mānahāni, Mana-hani: 6 definitions


Manahani means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Manhani.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mānahāni (मानहानि).—f (S māna & hāni Loss, destruction.) Dishonor, disgrace, disrepute, ignominy.

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

mānahāni (मानहानि).—f Dishonour, disgrace.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mānahāni (मानहानि).—f. injury reputation or honour, humiliation, mortification, insult, indignity.

Derivable forms: mānahāniḥ (मानहानिः).

Mānahāni is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms māna and hāni (हानि). See also (synonyms): mānabhaṅga.

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

Mānahāni (मानहानि):—[=māna-hāni] [from māna] f. loss of honour, [Apte’s The Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Mānahāni (मानहानि) [Also spelled manhani]:—(nf) defamation; —[kā dāvā] defamation suit; —[saṃbaṃdhī] defamatory.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Mānahāni (ಮಾನಹಾನಿ):—[noun] a defaming or being defamed; detraction, slander or libel; defamation.

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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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