Masanta, Māsānta, Masa-anta: 7 definitions
Masanta 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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
māsānta (मासांत).—m (S) The end of the month,--the period consisting of the two last days of the old moon, of the day of change, and of the day after.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Māsānta (मासान्त).—the day of new moon.
Derivable forms: māsāntaḥ (मासान्तः).
Māsānta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms māsa and anta (अन्त).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ntaḥ) Day of new-moon. E. māsa the month, and anta end.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Māsānta (मासान्त):—[from māsa > mās] m. the end of a month, day of new moon, [Lāṭyāyana]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Māsānta (मासान्त):—[māsā+nta] (ntaḥ) 1. m. Day of new moon.
[Sanskrit to German]
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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