mahatma

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit, महात्मा (mahātman) महा (mahā) + आत्मन (ātman) meaning great spirit

Noun[edit]

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mahatma (plural mahatmas)

  1. An epithet granted in India and Tibet to people thought to have great knowledge and love of humanity

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used (capitalised) as a title for such a person

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mahatma

  1. mahatma

Declension[edit]