Marmajna, Marmajña, Marman-jna: 9 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Marmajna 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

marmajña (मर्मज्ञ).—a (S) Acquainted with the mysteries and secrets of; discerning the hidden beauty or spirit of. See fully under marma. 2 That is deeply or intimately versed in.

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

marmajña (मर्मज्ञ).—a Acquainted with the mysteries and secrets of.

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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

Marmajña (मर्मज्ञ).—a.,

Marmajña is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms marman and jña (ज्ञ).

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

Marmajña (मर्मज्ञ).—i. e. marman-jña, I. adj. One who knows another’s weak points, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 278. Ii. m. A learned and intelligent man, [Hitopadeśa] 92, 5.

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

Marmajña (मर्मज्ञ).—[adjective] knowing the weak spots; i.[grammar] knowing, clever, deeply versed in or familiar with (—°).

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

1) Marmajña (मर्मज्ञ):—[=marma-jña] [from marma > marman] mfn. knowing weak or vulnerable points ([literally] and [figuratively]), [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) having a deep insight into, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

3) [v.s. ...] exceedingly acute or clever, [Hitopadeśa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Marmajña (मर्मज्ञ):—[(marman + jña)] adj.

1) die verwundbaren —, die schwachen Stellen kennend (eig. und übertr.) [Mahābhārata 7, 1558.] [Rāmāyaṇa 6, 78, 22.] bhṛtya [Spr. 1044.] para [2007.] —

2) mit dem Kern einer Sache vertraut: dvairājyakarma [Rājataraṅgiṇī 8, 707.] eine tiefe Einsicht habend, überaus klug [Hitopadeśa 92, 5.]

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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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