Mahaprana, Mahāprāṇa, Māhāprāṇa, Maha-prana: 14 definitions


Mahaprana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, 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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Mahaprana in Sanskrit glossary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Mahāprāṇa (महाप्राण):—1. (ma + 1. prāṇa) m. gaṇa utsādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 1, 86.]

1) starker Hauch (der bei der Aussprache der Aspiraten und einiger anderer Laute gehört wird) [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 1, 1, 9,] [Scholiast] —

2) grosse Kraft: su adj. überaus kräftig: vṛtra [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 6, 11, 6.] — Vgl. māhāprāṇa .

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Mahāprāṇa (महाप्राण):—2. (wie eben)

1) adj. mit starkem Hauche ausgesprochen: der Laut ha [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 8, 4, 62,] [Scholiast] —

2) m. Rabe (der Krächzende) [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma]

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Māhāprāṇa (माहाप्राण):—adj. von 1. mahāprāṇa gaṇa utsādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 1, 86.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Mahāprāṇa (महाप्राण):—1. m.

1) starker Hauch (bei der Aussprache gewisser Laute). —

2) grosse Kraft.

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Mahāprāṇa (महाप्राण):—2. —

1) Adj. — a) mit starkem Hauche ausgesprochen. — b) von grosser Leibeskraft , — Ausdauer [Kād. (1872) 85,1.90,3.110,23.] —

2) *m. Rabe [Rājan 19,90.]

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Māhāprāṇa (माहाप्राण):—Adj. von mahāprāṇa.

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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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