Agamika, Āgāmika: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āgāmika (आगामिक).—a. (- f.)

1) Relating to the future time; मतिरागामिका ज्ञेया बुद्धिरतत्कालदर्शिनी (matirāgāmikā jñeyā buddhiratatkāladarśinī) Haima.

2) Impending, arriving.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Āgamika (आगमिक).—m., (a monk) that arrives at (or, returns to) a monastery; visitor, guest, arrival. Not in Pali, which uses āgantuka (= Sanskrit) instead as pendant to gamika (q.v.): Mahāvyutpatti 8748, Tibetan ḥoṅs pa, arrival. Note that 8746 also has āgantuka, defined Tibetan blo bur du ḥoṅs pa, sudden arrival.

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Āgāmika (आगामिक).—adj. (Sanskrit Lex.; no literary occurrence found, tho not marked * in [Boehtlingk]; compare Sanskrit āgāmin, future) of or pertaining to the future (opp. to sāṃdṛṣṭika, q.v.): Mahāvastu ii.405.16 (verse) mā āgāmike vihanyāhi hitvā sāṃdṛṣṭi- kaṃ phalam, do not be subject to disappointment in regard to future (fruit), abandoning visible (actual, of the present life) fruit (reward). Senart's note is wrong.

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

1) Āgamika (आगमिक):—[=ā-ga-mika] [from ā-gama > ā-gam] mfn. acquired by tr°adition, [Nyāyasūtra], [Scholiast or Commentator]

2) Āgāmika (आगामिक):—[from ā-gam] a mf(ā)n. relating to the future, [Jaina literature]

3) [from ā-gāntu] b See, [ib.]

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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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