Animus; 1 Definition(s)


Animus 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.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Animus, the mind, as Cicero says, is so called from anima, air. The root is an, which in Sanskrit means to blow, and which has given rise to the Sanskrit and Greek words for wind an-ila and án-emos.

(Source): The mythology of the Aryan nations: The relation of mythology to language

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anila (अनिल).—m Wind.
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