Animan, Aṇiman: 10 definitions

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aṇiman (अणिमन्).—m. [aṇu-imanic],

1) Minuteness, smallness, thinness, leanness, fineness.

2) Atomic nature.

3) The superhuman power of becoming as small as an atom, one of the 8 powers or Siddhis of Śiva; (aṇimā laghimā prāptiḥ prākāmyaṃ mahimā tathā | īśitvaṃ ca vaśitvaṃ ca tathā kāmāvasāyitā).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aṇiman (अणिमन्).—m.

(-mā) 1. Subtility, infinite minuteness, moleculism. 2. The same considered as a superhuman faculty, to be acquired by austere devotion and the performance of magical rites, or as possessed by a deity. E. aṇa an atom, and imanic aff.

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

Aṇiman (अणिमन्).—i. e. aṇu + iman, m. Subtility; the superhuman power of making one’s self infinitely small.

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

Aṇiman (अणिमन्).—1. [masculine] subtility, minuteness (also considered as a superhuman faculty).

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Aṇiman (अणिमन्).—2. [neuter] the smallest piece or [particle]

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

1) Aṇiman (अणिमन्):—[from aṇ] m. ([from] aṇu q.v.), minuteness, fineness, thinness, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] meagreness

3) [v.s. ...] atomic nature, the superhuman power of becoming as small as an atom

4) [v.s. ...] n. the smallest particle, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

5) Animan (अनिमन्):—= aṇiman q.v., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Aṇiman (अणिमन्):—I. m.

(-mā) 1) Subtility, infinite minuteness, mole-culism.

2) The same considered as a superhuman faculty, to be acquired by austere devotion and the performance of magical rites, or as possessed by a deity. Ii. n.

(-ma) The smallest piece or part (only in the Vedas). E. aṇu, taddh. aff. imanic. See also aṇutā-aṇutva-āṇava.

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

1) Aṇiman (अणिमन्):—(mā) 5. m. Infinite minuteness; a superhuman faculty.

2) Animan (अनिमन्):—(mā) 1. m. A mote, a grain, the smallest particle.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Aṇiman (अणिमन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aṇimā.

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Animan 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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