Amina, Amīnā, Amiṉā, Amīṉā: 11 definitions

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Amina means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi, Tamil. 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

Amīnā (अमीना).—A daughter of ṛṣā gave birth to four kinds of crocodiles.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 414 and 416.
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

amīna (अमीन).—m ( A) An umpire or arbitrator. 2 A superintendent, supervisor, inspector, commissioner. 3 The officer presiding in a districtcivil-court, now called munasapha.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

amīna (अमीन).—m An umpire or arbitrator. A superintendent, inspector. The officer presiding in a district–civil– court, now called munasapha.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Amīna (अमीन).—[am-aniḥ, amati gacchatyatra Uṇ 2.11] Motion (gatiḥ); way.

Derivable forms: amīnaḥ (अमीनः).

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Amina (अमिन).—a. Ved. Inviolable (ahiṃsya); immense (?).

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

Amina (अमिन).—[adjective] impetuous, bold.

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

1) Amina (अमिन):—[from am] a mfn. impetuous, [Ṛg-veda vi, 19, 1 and x, 116, 4.]

2) b See √am.

[Sanskrit to German]

Amina 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Amīna (अमीन) [Also spelled amin]:—(nm) a junior officer appointed for land survey and revenue collection.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Amīna (ಅಮೀನ):—[noun] a bailiff a) an administrative official of a district, having power to collect taxes; b) an official charged in general with the execution of court orders, to serve court notices and to seize a person and to produce before the court, etc.

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Āmīna (ಆಮೀನ):—[noun] a bailiff a) an administrative official of a district, with power to collect taxes, b) an official charged in general with the execution of court orders, and who serves the court notices and who can seize a person to produce before the court, etc.

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Amiṉā (அமினா) noun Dialectal variant of அமீனா. [amina.]

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Amīṉā (அமீனா) noun See அமீன். [amin.]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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