Animish, Animiṣ, A-nimish: 3 definitions


Animish 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.

The Sanskrit term Animiṣ can be transliterated into English as Animis or Animish, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Animiṣ (अनिमिष्).—adj. sbst. a god (free from twinkling of the eyes), [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 23, 8.

Animiṣ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and nimiṣ (निमिष्).

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

Animiṣ (अनिमिष्):—[=a-nimiṣ] m. ‘without winking’, Name of a god, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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

Animiṣ (अनिमिष्):—[tatpurusha compound] f. (only in the acc. -ṣam and instrum. -ṣā) (ved.)

1) The not twinkling.

2) Attentiveness, watchfulness.

3) Uninterruptedness. animiṣam and animiṣā

1) Attentively, watchfully.

2) Uninterruptedly, continually. E. a neg. and nimiṣ.

context information

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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