Mapi, Māpī: 4 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Mapi 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

māpī (मापी).—a (māpa) Determined by a measure of capacity. 2 Of capacity: opp. to vajanī Of weight. It is prefixed to words expressing measure; as māpī khaṇḍī-maṇa-śēra.

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

māpī (मापी).—a Determined by a measure of capacity.

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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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mapi (मपि).—m., and maṣī f. maṣī, and masi m., masī f. masi, 1. Ink, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 4, 69 (ṣī); also in Pehlewi masi, Haug, in Journ. of the German Oriental Society, xix. 305; if it was originally the juice of the cuttle-fish, which the Romans also used for writing, it may be akin to Zend. maśyo = Sskr. matsÿa. 2. The stalk of the Nyctanthes tristis.

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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

Māpī (मापी):—(nm and a) a meter; measuring.

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