Adayin, Ādāyīn, Adāyin, Ādāyin: 6 definitions


Adayin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Ādāyīn, (adj.-n.) (fr. ā + dadāti base 2, cp. ādāya) taking up, grasping, receiving; one who takes, seīzes or appropriates D.I, 4 (dinn°); A.III, 80; V, 137 (sār°); DA.I, 72. (Page 98)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adāyin (अदायिन्).—a. Ved. Not giving, -दाश्वस् (dāśvas) a. Ved. Not giving, miserly, poor; irreligious, impious, जघन्वाँ इन्द्र मित्रेरूञ्चोदप्रवृद्धो हरिवो अदाशून् (jaghanvāṃ indra mitrerūñcodapravṛddho harivo adāśūn) Ṛgveda 1. 174.6. यस्ते देवाँ अदाशुरिः प्रममर्ष मघत्तये (yaste devāṃ adāśuriḥ pramamarṣa maghattaye) Ṛgveda 8.45.15.

See also (synonyms): adānya, adāman, adāśu, adāśuri, adāśvas.

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Ādāyin (आदायिन्).—a. Taking, receiving, inclined to receive (gifts); आदत्त°, परस्व° (ādatta°, parasva°) &c. चोदनादायिनो हस्ताल्लिप्सेत ब्राह्मणो धनम् (codanādāyino hastāllipseta brāhmaṇo dhanam) | Ms.

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

Ādāyin (आदायिन्).—i. e. ā-dā + in, adj., f. . 1. Taking, Mahābhārata 12, 5969 (a -sam-mata-, taking without assent, a thief). 2. Robbing, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 123. 3. Bringing, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 272.

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

1) Adāyin (अदायिन्):—[=a-dāyin] [from a-dāna] mfn. not giving, [Nirukta, by Yāska]

2) Ādāyin (आदायिन्):—[=ā-dāyin] [from ā-dā] mfn. a receiver, inclined to receive, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] (ifc.), [Manu-smṛti]

4) [v.s. ...] [varia lectio] ā-dhāyin q.v.

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Adayin 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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