Abhimantri, Abhimantṛ: 7 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Abhimantṛ can be transliterated into English as Abhimantr or Abhimantri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhimantṛ (अभिमन्तृ).—a. Longing for; self-conceited, referring all objects to self; Manusmṛti 1.14.

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

Abhimantṛ (अभिमन्तृ).—m. (ntā) 1. A counsellor, a monitor. 2. Conscience. mfn. (-ntā-ntrī-ntṛ) Who or what admonished or advices. E. abhi, and mana to mind, tṛc aff.

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

Abhimantṛ (अभिमन्तृ).—[abhi-man + tṛ], m. One who refers existing objects to one’s own self, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 1, 14.

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

Abhimantṛ (अभिमन्तृ).—[adjective] self-conscious.

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

1) Abhimantṛ (अभिमन्तृ):—[=abhi-mantṛ] [from abhi-man] m. one who refers all objects to self (Name of Īśvara, together with ahaṃkāra; cf. abhi-mati above), [Manu-smṛti i, 14]

2) [v.s. ...] one who injures or threatens, [Gopatha-brāhmaṇa]

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

Abhimantṛ (अभिमन्तृ):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n. (-ntā-ntrī-ntṛ) Referring the objects of existence to one’s own self (the quality of ahaṃkāra); e. g. Manu: udvavarhātmanaścaiva manaḥ sadasadātmakam . manasaścāpyahaṃkāramabhimantāramīśvaram; (Kullūka: = ahamityabhimānākhyakāryayuktam; Medhātithi: ahamityabhimānitā ahaṃkārasya vṛttiḥ). Comp. for the explanation of this term abhimāna. E. man with abhi, kṛt aff. tṛc.

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

Abhimantṛ (अभिमन्तृ):—[abhi-mantṛ] (ntā) 4. m. A monitor.

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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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