Manavi, aka: Māṇavī, Manāvī; 6 Definition(s)
Manavi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Itihasa (narrative history)
Mānavī (मानवी) refers to the name of a River mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.31). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Mānavī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.(Source): JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Itihasa (इतिहास, itihāsa) refers to ‘epic history’ and represents a branch of Sanskrit literature which popularly includes 1) the eighteen major Puranas, 2) the Mahabharata and 3) the Ramayana. It is a branch of Vedic Hinduism categorised as smriti literature (‘that which is remembered’) as opposed to shruti literature (‘that which is transmitted verbally’).
Mānavī (मानवी).—A prominent river of ancient India. (Śloka 32, Chapter 9, Bhīṣma Parva).(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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.
Languages of India and abroad
māṇavī : (f.) a maiden.(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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.
mānavī (मानवी).—f S A woman or female.
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mānavī (मानवी).—a S Human, pertaining or relating to man.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
mānavī (मानवी).—a Human. f A woman.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Manāvī (मनावी).—The wife of Manu.
See also (synonyms): manāyī.(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 25: Śreyāṃsa’s śāsanadevatās (messenger-deities) < [Chapter I - Śreyāṃsanāthacaritra]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 33 - Characteristics of Sages and of Mantras < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter XLIV - The incarnation of human souls in the world < [Book IV - Sthiti prakarana (sthiti prakarana)]
Chapter CI - Story of the boy and three princes < [Book III - Utpatti khanda (utpatti khanda)]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
A study of the philosophy of Jainism (by Deepa Baruah)