Motana, Mōṭana, Moṭana: 10 definitions
Motana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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
mōṭana (मोटन).—n (S Breaking.) See bōḍaṇa Sig. I. & II.
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
Moṭana (मोटन).—Crushing, pressing, grinding, breaking.
-naḥ Wind, air.
Derivable forms: moṭanam (मोटनम्).
See also (synonyms): moṭanaka.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ) Air, wind. n.
(-naṃ) Rubbing, grinding, pressing. E. muṭ to rub, &c. aff. lyuṭ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Moṭana (मोटन).—I. m. Wind. Ii. n. 1. Pressing, strangulating, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 43, 1. 2. Grinding, reducing to dust.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Moṭana (मोटन).—[adjective] (—°) & [neuter] crushing, breaking, strangling.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Moṭana (मोटन):—[from moṭaka] mfn. crushing, grinding, destroying (See gaja-m)
2) [v.s. ...] m. wind, air, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] n. the act of crushing, breaking, snapping, wringing, strangling, [Mṛcchakaṭikā; Śukasaptati] (cf. aṅguli-m).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Moṭana (मोटन):—(naḥ) 1. m. Air, wind. n. (naṃ) Rubbing, grinding, beating.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Moṭānā (मोटाना):—(v) to fatten, to grow fat/plump/fleshy; to grow wealthy.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Motanaka.
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