Mash, Maś, Mas, Maṣ, Mās: 12 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Maś and Maṣ can be transliterated into English as Mas or Mash, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

1) Mas (मस्).—Personal ending of the first person (उत्तमपुरुष (uttamapuruṣa)) plural; e.g. भवामः, कुर्मः (bhavāmaḥ, kurmaḥ); cf. तिप्तस्झिसिप् (tiptasjhisip)o III.4.78.

2) Maś (मश्).—Personal ending म् (m) substituted for अम् (am) in Vedic Literature; e.g. वधीं वृत्रम् (vadhīṃ vṛtram); cf. अमो मश् (amo maś) P. VII. 1.40; See म् (m).

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Mash [ماش] in the Urdu language is the name of a plant identified with Vigna radiata (L.) R.Wilczek from the Fabaceae (Pea) family having the following synonyms: Phaseolus aureus, . For the possible medicinal usage of mash, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: A translation of Jhaverchand Meghanis non translated folk tales

Mash refers to “Month”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Maś (मश्).—1 P. (maśati)

1) To buzz, hum, make a sound.

2) To be angry.

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Maṣ (मष्).—1 P. (maṣati) To hurt, injure, kill, destroy.

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Mas (मस्).—4 P. (masyati)

1) To weigh, measure, mete.

2) To change form.

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Mās (मास्).—m.

1) = मास (māsa) q. v.; चतुर्थे मासि कर्तव्यं शिशोर्निष्क्रमणं गृहात् (caturthe māsi kartavyaṃ śiśorniṣkramaṇaṃ gṛhāt) Manusmṛti 2.34. (This word has no forms for the first five inflections and is optionally substituted for māsa after acc. dual.)

2) The moon.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Maś (मश्).—r. 1st cl. (maśati) 1. To sound. 2. To be angry or irascible.

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Maṣ (मष्).—r. 1st cl. (maṣati) To injure, to hurt or kill.

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Mas (मस्).—[(ir, ī)ir masī] r. 4th cl. (masyati) 1. To mete or measure by weight, bulk, length, &c. 2. To change from.

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Mās (मास्).—m.

(-māḥ) 1. The moon. 2. A month. E. splendour, light, as to throw, kvip aff.; or to measure, asun aff.

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

Maś (मश्).—miś MiŚ, i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To sound. 2. To be angry.

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Maṣ (मष्).— (and muṣ MuṢ), i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] To kill, to hurt.

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Mas (मस्).— (cf. ), i. 4, [Parasmaipada.] To mete, to measure. Ptcple. pf. pass. masta.

— Cf. perhaps

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Mās (मास्).— (= māsa, q. cf.), m. 1. The moon. 2. A month.

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

Mās (मास्).—1. [neuter] flesh, meat.

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Mās (मास्).—2. [masculine] moon, month.

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

1) Maś (मश्):—(cf.miś) [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] maśati to hum, buzz, make a noise, [Dhātupāṭha xvii, 75] ([Vopadeva] also ‘to be angry’).

2) Maṣ (मष्):—([probably] invented to serve as the source of the words below) [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] maṣati, to hurt, injure, [Dhātupāṭha xvii, 41.]

3) Mas (मस्):—1. mas ([probably] an artificial root) [class] 4. [Parasmaipada] masyati, to measure, mete (parimāṇe [varia lectio] pariṇāme), [Dhātupāṭha xxvi, 112.]

4) 2. mas = mās in candra-mas.

5) Mās (मास्):—1. mās n. = māṃs, flesh, meat, [Ṛg-veda]

6) 2. mās m. (√3. ; [plural] [instrumental case] mādbhis, [Ṛg-veda]; [locative case] māssu, [Pañcaviṃśa-brāhmaṇa], māsu, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]) the moon, [Ṛg-veda] (cf. candra. and sūrya-mās)

7) a month, [ib. etc., etc.]

8) cf. [Greek] μήν, μήνη; [Latin] Māna, mensis; [Slavonic or Slavonian] mĕsecĭ; [Lithuanian] mēnů, menesis; [Gothic], mena; [German] māno, māne, Mond; [Anglo-Saxon] môna; [English] moon 1.

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

1) Maś (मश्):—maśati a. To sound; to be angry.

2) Maṣ (मष्):—maṣati a. To injure.

3) Mas (मस्):—(ya, ī) masyati 3. a. To measure by weight; to change form.

4) Mās (मास्):—(māḥ) 5. m. The moon; a month.

[Sanskrit to German]

Mash 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Mas in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) soft hair appearing above the upper lip of a lad heralding the imminent advent of youth; (nf) a mosquito; [masem bhimjana/bhigana] to be on the threshold of youth..—mas (मस) is alternatively transliterated as Masa.

2) Mas in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) meat; flesh;-, [gaya ka]beef;-, [bakari ka] meat;-, [bachade ka] veal; —[suara ka] pork;-, [hirana ka] venison —[gramthi] a gland; ~[pimda] a tumour, lump of flesh; the physical frame; ~[peshi] a muscle; —[bhakshana] meat-eating; ~[bhakshi/bhoji] a meat-eater; carnivorous/carnivore; —[rasa] meat soup; ~[la] fleshy, corpulent, plump; carnal; tangible, concrete; ~[lata] fleshiness, corpulence, plumpiness; carnality; tangibility; concreteness; ~[vriddhi] a tumour; fleshy outgrowth; growth of fat, fattiness; —[sara] fat..—mas (मांस) is alternatively transliterated as Māṃsa.

3) Mash in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) black gram..—mash (माश) is alternatively transliterated as Māśa.

4) Mash in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) see [masha]..—mash (माष) is alternatively transliterated as Māṣa.

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