Ahamvada, Ahaṃvāda: 2 definitions


Ahamvada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

[Sanskrit to German]

Ahamvada 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ahaṃvāda (ಅಹಂವಾದ):—[noun] egoism a) (phil.) the doctrine that we have proof of nothing but our own existence; egoism; b) (ethics) the doctrine that self-interest is the proper goal of all human actions (as opp. to altruism); egoism; c) the tendency to be self-cantered or to consider only oneself and one’s own interests; egoism.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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