Amantr, Āmantr, Amantri: 2 definitions

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Amantr 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āmantr (आमन्त्र्).—1 Ā.

1) To bid farewell, bid adieu; आमन्त्रयस्व सहचरम् (āmantrayasva sahacaram) Ś.3; लताभगिनीम् (latābhaginīm) Ś.4; Kumārasambhava 6.94; K.223.

2) To speak to, call out to, address, converse with; तमामन्त्र- याम्बभूव (tamāmantra- yāmbabhūva) K.81,197, Ve.1; A. R.3.

3) To say, speak; परिजनोप्येवमामन्त्रयते (parijanopyevamāmantrayate) K.195.

4) To call, invite, ask (to come); आमन्त्रयध्वं राष्ट्रेषु ब्राह्मणान् (āmantrayadhvaṃ rāṣṭreṣu brāhmaṇān) Mb.

5) To invoke.

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

1) Amantṛ (अमन्तृ):—[=a-mantṛ] [from a-manas] a mfn. not thinking, [Maitrī-upaniṣad]

2) [=a-mantṛ] b etc. See a-manas.

3) Āmantr (आमन्त्र्):—[=ā-√mantr] [Ātmanepada] -mantrayate ([perfect tense] -mantrayām-āsa etc.) to address, speak to;

—to summon, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra] etc.;

—to call, ask, invite, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Uttararāma-carita] etc.;

—to salute, welcome, [Rāmāyaṇa; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to bid farewell, take leave, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Kumāra-sambhava; Rājataraṅgiṇī; Kathāsaritsāgara etc.]

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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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