Abhikankshin, Abhikāṅkṣin: 8 definitions


Abhikankshin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Abhikāṅkṣin can be transliterated into English as Abhikanksin or Abhikankshin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Abhikankshin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhikāṅkṣin (अभिकाङ्क्षिन्).—a. Longing, wishing; (brahmavādinaḥ) न राज्ञः प्रतिगृह्णन्ति प्रेत्य श्रेयोऽभिकाङ्क्षिणः (na rājñaḥ pratigṛhṇanti pretya śreyo'bhikāṅkṣiṇaḥ) Manusmṛti 4.91.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhikāṅkṣin (अभिकाङ्क्षिन्).—mfn. (-kṣī-kṣiṇī-kṣi) Wishing, desirous. E. abhi, and kāṅkṣin who wishes.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhikāṅkṣin (अभिकाङ्क्षिन्).—[abhi-kāṅkṣ + in], adj., f. iṇī, Desiring, Chr. 7, 18.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhikāṅkṣin (अभिकाङ्क्षिन्).—[adjective] wishing for, desirous of ([accusative] or —°).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhikāṅkṣin (अभिकाङ्क्षिन्):—[=abhi-kāṅkṣin] [from abhi-kāṅkṣ] mfn. longing for, desiring (with [accusative] [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] or ifc. [Manu-smṛti] iv, 91, etc.).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhikāṅkṣin (अभिकाङ्क्षिन्):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-ṅkṣī-ṅkṣiṇī-ṅkṣi) Wishing, de-sirous. E. kāṅkṣ with abhi, kṛt aff. ṇini.

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Abhikankshin in German

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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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