Marmabheda, Marmabhēda, Marman-bheda: 6 definitions



Marmabheda 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

[«previous next»] — Marmabheda in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

marmabhēda (मर्मभेद).—m (S) Striking of a vital member, organ, or spot; and fig. touching to the quick. 2 Discovering or finding out of a plot or machination; of the art or trick of a contrivance; of the method of a process; of a secret in general. 3 Exposure or detection of one's secret faults or foibles; of the vulnerable point, weak side, touchy quarter.

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

marmabhēda (मर्मभेद).—m Discovering of a plot. Striking of a vital member.

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marmabhēda (मर्मभेद) [-bhēdī, -भेदी].—a That cuts or pierces a sore or tender place.

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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

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

Marmabheda (मर्मभेद).—

1) piercing the vitals.

2) disclosing the secrets or vulnerable points of another.

Derivable forms: marmabhedaḥ (मर्मभेदः).

Marmabheda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms marman and bheda (भेद).

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

1) Marmabheda (मर्मभेद):—[=marma-bheda] [from marma > marman] m. = -ccheda, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] hitting the mark, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Marmabheda (मर्मभेद):—[(marman + bheda)] m. das Treffen der empfindlichen, leicht verwundbaren Stellen eines Menschen (in übertr. Bed.) [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 50, 70.] Kernschuss [Vyutpatti oder Mahāvyutpatti 120.]

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

Marmabheda (मर्मभेद):—m.

1) das Treffen der empfindlichen , leicht verwundbaren Stellen eines Menschen (in übertragener Bed.). —

2) *Kernschuss.

context information

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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