ममता [मम भावः तल्] 1 The feeling of 'meum', the sense of ownership, self-interest, selfishness. -2 Pride, arrogance, self-sufficiency. -3 Individuality. -Comp. -युक्त a. 1 a miser. -2 an egoist. -शून्य a. devoid of interest (for us).
ममत्वम् 1 Regarding as 'mine' or one's own, sense of ownership. -2 Affectionate regard, attachment to, regard for; क्षुद्रे$पि नूनं शरणं प्रपन्ने ममत्वमुच्चैःशिरसां सतीव Ku.1.12. -3 Arrogance, pride; ममत्वं कृ 1 To be attached to. -2 To envy.
m. (making mine), attachment to, interest in (lc.); (á)-tâ, f. sense of &open;mine,&close; self-interest; interest in, at tachment to (lc.): -sûnya, a. devoid of in terest for us; -tva, n. self-interest; interest in, attachment to (lc.): -m kri, be attached to; -satyá, n. (being mine=) dispute as to ownership (RV.1).
Is, according to Sāyaṇa, in one passage of the Rigveda, the wife of Ucathya and the mother of Dīrg*hatamas. But the word may be merely an abstract noun meaning ‘ selfinterest,’ a sense which it often has in the later language. Oldenberg finds a mention of Mamata (masc.) in a verse of the Rigveda as the name of a Bharadvāja.
noun (feminine) arrogance (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
egotism (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
interest in (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the wife of Utathya and mother of Dīrghatamas (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
pride (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
self-interest (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
sense of ownership (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the state of "mine" (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
adjective devoid of all selfish or worldly attachment or desire (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
indifferent (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
not caring for (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
without egotism (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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