Manmana: 7 definitions


Manmana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Manmana (मन्मन).—

1) Confidential whispering (daṃpatyorjalpitaṃ mandam); करोति सहकारस्य कलिकोत्कलिकोत्तरं । मन्मनो मन्मनोऽप्येष मत्त- कोकिलनिस्वनः (karoti sahakārasya kalikotkalikottaraṃ | manmano manmano'pyeṣa matta- kokilanisvanaḥ) Kāv.3.11.

2) The god of love.

Derivable forms: manmanaḥ (मन्मनः).

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

Manmana (मन्मन).—m.

(-naḥ) Whispering, murmuring, low reiterated sound, especially murmur libidinosum. E. mat the heart or mind, man to express, aff. aca .

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

1) Manmana (मन्मन):—m. confidential whisper (= karṇa-mūle guptālāpa), [Kāvyādarśa [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) love or the god of love, [ib.]

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

Manmana (मन्मन):—[ma-nmana] (naḥ) 1. m. Whispering; murmur libidinosum.

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

Manmana (मन्मन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Mammaṇa.

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Manmana 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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