महत्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *méǵh₂s. Cognate to Middle Persian ms (meh), Ancient Greek μέγας (mégas), Armenian մեծ (mec), Latin magnus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

महत् (mahát)

  1. great, large, big, huge, ample, extensive, long, abundant
    • c. 1000, Rāmāyaṇa 6.204.9
      एतस्मिन्नन्तरे क्रोधाद्राघवस्य स रावणः ।
      प्रहर्तुकामो दुष्टात्मा स्पृशन् प्रहरणं महत्
      etasminnantare krodhādrāghavasya sa rāvaṇaḥ .
      prahartukāmo duṣṭātmā spṛśan praharaṇaṃ mahat .

Related terms[edit]

  • महा (mahā) (form used in compounding)