Anekantavadin, Anekāntavādin, Anekanta-vadin: 4 definitions


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

1) Anekāntavādin (अनेकान्तवादिन्):—[=an-ekānta-vādin] [from an-ekānta > an-eka] m. a sceptic

2) [v.s. ...] a Jaina, an Arhat of the Jainas.

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

Anekāntavādin (अनेकान्तवादिन्):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-dī) 1) An Arhat of the Jainas.

2) A Jaina. E. anekānta and vādin ‘lit. one who maintains the uncertainty as principle, a sceptic.

[Sanskrit to German]

Anekantavadin 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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