Mantavya: 9 definitions



Mantavya 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mantavya (मंतव्य).—a S That is to be considered, pondered, or reflected upon. 2 Used as s n Consideration or thought as the special function of mana Mind. Ex. manāsīṃ mantavya buddhīsīṃ bōdhavya.

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

mantavya (मंतव्य).—a That is to be pondered over. n A thought or consideration.

context information

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

Mantavya (मन्तव्य).—a.

1) To be thought, considered, or regarded.

2) Imaginable, conceivable.

3) To be maintained.

4) To be approved or sanctioned; see मन् (man).

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

Mantavya (मन्तव्य).—mfn.

(-vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) 1. To be reflected on, to be ascertained or fixed in the mind, to be discussed either mentally or with proper persons. 2. To be thought, believed, conceived, &c. E. man to know, aff. tavya .

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

Mantavya (मन्तव्य).—[adjective] to be thought or supposed ([neuter] [impersonally]), to be taken for ([nominative]).

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Mantavya (मन्तव्य).—[adjective] to be thought or supposed ([neuter] [impersonally]), to be taken for ([nominative]).

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

1) Mantavya (मन्तव्य):—[from man] a mfn. to be thought, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] to be regarded or considered as ([nominative case]), [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara; Pañcatantra]

3) [v.s. ...] (with doṣeṇa), to be accused of a fault, [Mahābhārata] ([varia lectio] gantavya)

4) [v.s. ...] to be admitted or assumed or stated, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] to be approved or sanctioned, [Hitopadeśa] ([varia lectio] anu-m)

6) [v.s. ...] n. ([impersonal or used impersonally]) one should think or suppose, [Yājñavalkya [Scholiast or Commentator]]

7) b mantu, mantṛ See p. 785, col. 3.

8) Māntavya (मान्तव्य):—m. [patronymic] [from] mantu [gana] -gargādi.

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

Mantavya (मन्तव्य):—[(vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) a.] That should be reflected on, believed or regarded

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Mantavya (मन्तव्य):—(wie eben) adj.

1) zu denken [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 14, 7, 1, 28.] [Yāska’s Nirukta 3, 3.] [Praśnopaniṣad 4, 8.] [Mahābhārata 14, 619. 621.] balavānityevaṃ na mantavyam [?5, 3509. Hitopadeśa 113, 16, v. l. MUIR, Stenzler 4, 220.] tayorvivādo mantavyaḥ [Spr. 1266.] —

2) anzusehen —, zu halten für: so sya doṣo na mantavyaḥ [Spr. 521.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 15,143. 42,169.] [] zu [Bṛhadāranyakopaniṣad] [?S. 300. Oxforder Handschriften 11,b,15 v. u. Sāhityadarpana 70,10. Pañcatantra 146,18. ed. orn. 39,1.] nānyathā deva mantavyam [Kathāsaritsāgara 44, 122.] [UTTARARĀMAC. 81, 3.] nāvāṃ doṣeṇa mantavyau (gantavyau ed. Bomb.) man darf uns nicht eines Fehlers zeihen [Mahābhārata 13, 65. 68.] —

3) anzunehmen, zu statuiren: sa ca heturna mantavyaḥ [Mahābhārata 5, 617.] jātaḥ putro nujātaśca atijātastathaiva ca . apajātaśca loke sminmantavyāḥ śāstravedibhiḥ .. [Spr. 957.] [KUSUM. 31, 2.] —

4) zu beachten, gut zu heissen [Hitopadeśa 120, 6, v. l.] für anumantavya . — Vgl. bahu .

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Māntavya (मान्तव्य):—m. patron. von mantu gaṇa gargādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 1, 105.] Dazu f. māntavyāyanī gaṇa lohitādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 1, 18.]

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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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