Manati, Manāti: 2 definitions


Manati means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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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Pali-English dictionary

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

Manāti, (cp. Sk. mṛṇāti, mṛ2) to crush, destroy; only in Commentator’s fanciful etymological analysis of veramaṇī at DhsA. 218 (veraṃ manāti (sic.) vināsetī ti v.) and KhA 24 (veraṃ maṇātī ti v. , veraṃ pajahati vinodeti etc.). (Page 519)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mānaṭī (मानटी).—a C (mānaṭa) Meagre or poor;--used of soil or of crops raised on such soil.

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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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