Manovritti, aka: Manas-vritti, Manōvṛtti, Manovṛtti; 3 Definition(s)

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Manovritti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit terms Manōvṛtti and Manovṛtti can be transliterated into English as Manovrtti or Manovritti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[Manovritti in Marathi glossaries]

manōvṛtti (मनोवृत्ति).—f (S manas & vṛtti Being, abiding.) The mind; or the present prevailing state of it. 2 pl The thoughts and feelings; all affections and emotions; the whole mind or heart. Ex. hyā manōvṛtti dēvaparāyaṇa jhālyā.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

manōvṛtti (मनोवृत्ति).—f The mind. pl The thoughts. and feelings.

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

[Manovritti in Sanskrit glossaries]

Manovṛtti (मनोवृत्ति).—f.

1) working of the mind, volition.

2) disposition, temper.

Derivable forms: manovṛttiḥ (मनोवृत्तिः).

Manovṛtti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms manas and vṛtti (वृत्ति).

(Source): DDSA: 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. 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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