Adhina, aka: Adhīna; 6 Definition(s)


Adhina means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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

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adhīna : (adj.) dependent; belonging to.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Adhīna, (adj.) (-°) (cp. Sk. adhīna) subject, dependent D.I, 72 (atta° & para°); J.IV, 112; DA.I, 217; also written ādhīna J.V, 350. See also under para. (Page 30)

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

adhīna (अधीन).—a (S) Subject to; dependent upon. Mostly in comp.; as svādhīna, parādhīna, ētadadhīna, tadadhīna, krōdhādhīna, lōbhādhīna, daivādhīna, pāpādhīna, rōgādhīna.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

adhīna (अधीन).—a Subject to, dependent upon.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhīna (अधीन).—a. [adhi-kha P.V.4.7; adhigataḥ inaṃ prabhuṃ vā] Subject to, subservient, dependent on; usually in comp.; स्थाने प्राणाः कामिनां दूत्यधीनाः (sthāne prāṇāḥ kāmināṃ dūtyadhīnāḥ) M.3.14; त्वदधीनं खलु दोहिनां सुखम् (tvadadhīnaṃ khalu dohināṃ sukham) Ku.4.1; इक्ष्वाकूणां दुरापेऽर्थे त्वदधीना हि सिद्धयः (ikṣvākūṇāṃ durāpe'rthe tvadadhīnā hi siddhayaḥ) R.1.72; केन निमित्तेन भवदधीनो जातः (kena nimittena bhavadadhīno jātaḥ) Dk.7 consigned to your care.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhīna (अधीन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) 1. Docile. 2. Dependant. E. adhi, and īna a master.

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