Maunavrata, aka: Mauna-vrata; 4 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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maunavrata (मौनव्रत).—n (S) An observance of a period of silence. v dhara.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

maunavrata (मौनव्रत).—n An observance of a period of silence.

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

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Maunavrata (मौनव्रत).—a vow of silence.

Derivable forms: maunavratam (मौनव्रतम्).

Maunavrata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mauna and vrata (व्रत).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Maunavrata (मौनव्रत).—n.

(-taṃ) A vow of silence.

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