Mapanavishama, Māpanaviṣama, Mapana-vishama, Māpanāviṣama: 1 definition



Mapanavishama 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.

The Sanskrit terms Māpanaviṣama and Māpanāviṣama can be transliterated into English as Mapanavisama or Mapanavishama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Mapanavishama in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Māpanaviṣama (मापनविषम) or Māpanāviṣama (मापनाविषम).—one of the ways embezzlement namely deception in counting articles; Kau. A.2.8.26.

Derivable forms: māpanaviṣamaḥ (मापनविषमः), māpanāviṣamaḥ (मापनाविषमः).

Māpanaviṣama is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms māpana and viṣama (विषम).

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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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