Manjula, Mañjula, Mañjulā, Mamjula: 14 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Mañjulā (मञ्जुला).—A river of Purāṇic fame. (Śloka 34, Chapter 9, Bhīṣma Parva).

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mañjula (मंजुल).—a S pop. mañjūḷa a mañjuḷavāṇā a Soft, melodious, pleasing to the ear--voice, sound. 2 Soft or gentle--wind. The is both Ju and Dzu.

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

mañjula (मंजुल).—a Soft, melodious.

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mañjūḷa (मंजूळ).—a Soft, melodious.

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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

Mañjula (मञ्जुल).—a. [mañju-sidhmā°, lac, mañju-u lac vā] Lovely, beautiful, agreeable, charming, sweet, melodious (voice &c.); संप्रति मञ्जुलवञ्जुलसीमनि केलिशयनमनुयातम् (saṃprati mañjulavañjulasīmani keliśayanamanuyātam) Gītagovinda 11; कूजितं राजहंसानां वर्धते मदमञ्जुलम् (kūjitaṃ rājahaṃsānāṃ vardhate madamañjulam) Kāv.2.334.

-laḥ 1 A kind of gallinule.

-lam 1 An arbour, a bower.

2) A spring, well.

3) The state of being variegated.

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

Mañjula (मञ्जुल).—mfn.

(-laḥ-lā-laṃ) Beautiful, agreeable, pleasing. m.

(-laḥ) A gallinule. n.

(-laṃ) 1. A natural water-course or channel, a spring, a well. 2. An arbour, a bower. 3. An aquatic plant, (Vallisneria octandra.) E. mañju handsome, to be, aff. ka .

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

Mañjula (मञ्जुल).—[mañju + la], I. adj. Beautiful. Ii. m. A gallinule. Iii. n. 1. A bower. 2. A watercourse.

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

Mañjula (मञ्जुल).—[adjective] = mañju; [masculine] a kind of hen.

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

1) Mañjula (मञ्जुल):—[from mañj] mfn. beautiful, pleasing, lovely, charming, [Kāvya literature] (cf. [gana] sidhmādi)

2) [v.s. ...] m. a species of water-hen or gallinule, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Mañjulā (मञ्जुला):—[from mañjula > mañj] f. Name of a river, [Mahābhārata]

4) Mañjula (मञ्जुल):—[from mañj] n. a bower, arbour, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (also m.)

5) [v.s. ...] a spring, well, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] the fruit of Ficus Oppositifolia, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] Blyxa Octandra, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) Mañjūlā (मञ्जूला):—[from mañj] f. = mañju-bhāṣiṇī, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Mañjula (मञ्जुल):—[(laḥ-lā-laṃ) a.] Beautiful, pleasing. m. A gallinule. n. A channel; an arbor; an aquatic plant.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Mañjula (मञ्जुल) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Maṃjula.

[Sanskrit to German]

Manjula in German

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Maṃjula (मंजुल) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Mañjula.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Maṃjula (ಮಂಜುಲ):—[adjective] = ಮಂಜುಳ [mamjula]1.

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Maṃjula (ಮಂಜುಲ):—[noun] = ಮಂಜುಳ [mamjula]2.

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Maṃjuḷa (ಮಂಜುಳ):—

1) [adjective] beautiful; pleasing; lovely; charming.

2) [adjective] pleasing to hear; sweet sounding; melodious; melifluous.

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Maṃjuḷa (ಮಂಜುಳ):—

1) [noun] a mixture of various colours.

2) [noun] a spring of water; a fountain.

3) [noun] a place enclosed by overhanging boughs of trees or by vines on a trellis; an arbour; a bower.

4) [noun] a water-bird; a water-fowl.

5) [noun] the quality in a thing that pleases, charms; loveliness; charm; beauty.

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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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