Mapana, Māpana, Māpanā: 11 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Mapana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Mapna.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

māpana (मापन).—n S Measuring.

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

māpana (मापन).—n Measuring.

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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

Māpana (मापन) or Māpanā (मापना).—

1) Measuring; यस्मिन् देशे च काले च मापनेयं प्रवर्तिता (yasmin deśe ca kāle ca māpaneyaṃ pravartitā) Mb.1.51.16.

2) Forming, making.

-naḥ A balance.

Derivable forms: māpanam (मापनम्).

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

Māpana (मापन).—m.

(-naḥ) A balance, a pair of scales. n.

(-naṃ) 1. Measure, measuring. 2. Making, forming, E. to measure, causal form, aff. lyuṭ .

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

Māpana (मापन).—i. e. , [Causal.], + ana, n. A balance.

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

Māpanā (मापना).—[feminine] meting out, measuring.

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

1) Māpana (मापन):—[from māpaka] m. a pair of scales, balance, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Māpanā (मापना):—[from māpana > māpaka] f. measuring or meting out ([especially] the place for a sacrifice), [Mahābhārata]

3) Māpana (मापन):—[from māpaka] n. the act of measuring or forming or shaping, [ib.]

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

Māpana (मापन):—(naḥ) 1. m. A balance, pair of scales. n. Measure; measuring.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Māpana (मापन):—(vom caus. von 3. mā)

1) m. Wage [Śabdacandrikā im Śabdakalpadruma] (tūlaḥ wohl nur ein Druckfehler für tulā) . —

2) f. ā Messung, Ausmessung [Mahābhārata 1, 2030.]

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Māpana (मापन):—

3) n. das Bilden, Formen, Gestalten; s. oben u. pramāpaṇa 2).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Māpana (मापन):——

1) *m. Wage.

2) f. ā Messung , Ausmessung.

3) n. das Bilden , Formen , Gestalten.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Māpanā (मापना) [Also spelled mapna]:—(v) to measure, to scale; to assess.

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