Animesha, Animēṣa, Animeṣa: 12 definitions


Animesha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Animēṣa and Animeṣa can be transliterated into English as Animesa or Animesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

animēṣa (अनिमेष).—a S That closes not or twinkles not the eyes;--used of a god, a fish &c.

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

animēṣa (अनिमेष).—a Steadfastly fixed, without twinkling.

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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

Animeṣa (अनिमेष).—a. [na. ba.]

1) Not winking, steadfastly or intently fixed; लोचनं सुचिरमालोक्य (locanaṃ suciramālokya) K.12; °पक्ष्मणा (pakṣmaṇā) 131; शतैस्तमक्ष्णामनिमेषवृत्तिभिः (śataistamakṣṇāmanimeṣavṛttibhiḥ) R.3.43; °दर्शनरमणीयैः (darśanaramaṇīyaiḥ) K.5 (Pun) fish and twinkleless glances.

2) Vigilant, watchful.

3) Open (as eyes, flowers).

-ṣaḥ 1 A god (for the eyes of gods do not twinkle); देवैरिवानिमिषदृष्टि- भिरीक्ष्यमाणः (devairivānimiṣadṛṣṭi- bhirīkṣyamāṇaḥ) Śiśupālavadha 5.57.

2) A fish. cf. सुरे मत्स्ये चानिमिषः (sure matsye cānimiṣaḥ)... Nm. यथा चानिमिषाः स्थूला जालं छित्वा पुनर्जलम् (yathā cānimiṣāḥ sthūlā jālaṃ chitvā punarjalam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.3. 12.

3) Viṣṇu Bhāg 1.1.4.

4) Name of Mahākāla.

5) A particular mode of sexual intercourse.

See also (synonyms): animiṣa.

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

Animeṣa (अनिमेष).—m. (-ṣa) 1. A deity. 2. A fish. 3. A demon. 4. A spirit or ghost. 5. A person whose eyes are fixed. See animiṣa.

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

Animeṣa (अनिमेष).—I. m. absence of twinkling, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 3, 43. Ii. adj. open, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 63, 22. Iii. m. a god, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 6, 10, 1 (see nimiṣ).

Animeṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and nimeṣa (निमेष).

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

Animeṣa (अनिमेष).—not-winking (adj. & subst. [masculine]).

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

Animeṣa (अनिमेष):—[=a-nimeṣa] [from a-nimiṣ] mfn. = animiṣa

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

Animeṣa (अनिमेष):—I. [tatpurusha compound] m.

(-ṣaḥ) The not-twinkling. E. a neg. and nimeṣa. Ii. [bahuvrihi compound] 1. m. f. n.

(-ṣaḥ-ṣā-ṣam) Not twinkling. 2. m.

(-ṣaḥ) 1) A god.

2) A fish. E. a priv. and nimeṣa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Animesha 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Aṇimesa (अणिमेस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit words: Animiṣa, Meṣa.

Aṇimesa has the following synonyms: Aṇimisa.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Animēṣa (ಅನಿಮೇಷ):—[noun] he who or that which does not wink the eyes a) a fish; b) a god; c) a vigilant man.

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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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