Adina, Ādina, Ādīna, Adīna: 5 definitions

Introduction

Adina 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Adīna (अदीन).—A son of Sahadeva and father of Jayatsena; a righteous soul.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 93. 10; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 9. 27.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Ādīna, at D.I, 115 & S.V, 74 (vv. ll. ādina, & abhinna) see ādina. See diṇṇa. (Page 99)

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Ādina, only at D.I, 115 (T. reading ādīna, but v. l. S id. ādina, B p. abhinna) in phrase ādina-khattiya-kula primordial. See note in Dial. I.148. (Page 99)

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adīna (अदीन).—a. Not low or depressed, high-spirited; mighty, not poor; rich, happy.

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

Adīna (अदीन).—[adjective] not distressed, cheerful.

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

1) Adīna (अदीन):—[=a-dīna] mfn. not depressed, noble-minded

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a prince (also called Ahīna).

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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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