Marmavid, Marman-vid: 7 definitions


Marmavid 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Marmavid (मर्मविद्).—a.

1) knowing the weak or vulnerable points of another; Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.248.

2) knowing the most secret portions of a subject.

3) knowing secrets or mysteries.

4) having a deep insight into anything, exceedingly acute or clever.

-jñaḥ any acute or learned man; ते ह्यस्य मर्मज्ञभयात् नापराध्यन्ति (te hyasya marmajñabhayāt nāparādhyanti) Kau. A.1.8.

Marmavid is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms marman and vid (विद्).

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Marmavid (मर्मविद्).—see मर्मज्ञ (marmajña).

Marmavid is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms marman and vid (विद्).

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

Marmavid (मर्मविद्).—and marmavedin marmavedin, i. e. marman-vid, or -vedin, m. A learned and intelligent man.

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

Marmavid (मर्मविद्).—[adjective] = marmajña.

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

Marmavid (मर्मविद्):—[=marma-vid] [from marma > marman] mfn. = -jña, [Kathāsaritsāgara] (cf. para-marma-jña).

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

Marmavid (मर्मविद्):—[marma-vid] (t) 5. m. A learned brāhman.

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Marmavid in German

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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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