Mohanastra, Mohana-astra, Mōhanāstra, Mohanāstra: 6 definitions
Mohanastra 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
mōhanāstra (मोहनास्त्र).—n (S) A weapon charmed to fascinate or bewitch the person against whom it is directed.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
mōhanāstra (मोहनास्त्र).—n A weapon that bewitches.
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
Mohanāstra (मोहनास्त्र).—a missile which fascinates or bewitches the person against whom it is used.
Derivable forms: mohanāstram (मोहनास्त्रम्).
Mohanāstra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mohana and astra (अस्त्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-straṃ) A weapon which fascinates the person against whom it is directed.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Mohanāstra (मोहनास्त्र):—[from mohana > moha] n. Name of one of the 5 arrows of the god of love, [Kathāsaritsāgara]
2) [v.s. ...] a weapon which stupefies or fascinates the person against whom it is directed, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Mohanāstra (मोहनास्त्र):—n. Name eines der fünf Geschosse des Liebesgottes.
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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Ends with: Sanmohanastra.
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