Abhimanas: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhimanas (अभिमनस्).—a.

1) Intent on, desirous of; युद्धाभिमनसः सर्वे (yuddhābhimanasaḥ sarve) Rām.5.42.26.

2) anxious, longing for; भवतोऽभिमनाः समीहते सरुषः कर्तुमुपेत्य माननाम् (bhavato'bhimanāḥ samīhate saruṣaḥ kartumupetya mānanām) Śiśupālavadha 16.2 (where अ° () also means undaunted, of fearless mind.

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

Abhimanas (अभिमनस्).—[-abhi-manas], adj. Wishing for, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 38, 24.

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

Abhimanas (अभिमनस्):—[=abhi-manas] [from abhi-man] mfn. ‘having the mind directed towards’, desirous of, longing for ([accusative]), [Rāmāyaṇa etc.]

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

Abhimanas (अभिमनस्):—[bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-nāḥ-nāḥ-naḥ) Wishing for, long-ing for; e. g. Śiśupalab.: bhavatobhimanāḥ samīhate saruṣaḥ kartumupetya mānanām (Mallin.: abhimanā utkaṇṭhitacittaḥ). Comp. the following. E. abhi and manas.

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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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