Antavasin, Antavāsin, Anta-vasin: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Antavāsin (अन्तवासिन्).—a. dwelling near the frontiers, dwelling close by. -m. [अन्ते गुरुसमीपे वस्तुं शीलं यस्य (ante gurusamīpe vastuṃ śīlaṃ yasya)]

1) a pupil (who always dwells near his master to receive instruction); P.IV.3.14;VI.2.36.; Manusmṛti 4.33.

2) a chāṇḍāla (who dwells at the extremity of a village).

Antavāsin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anta and vāsin (वासिन्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Antavāsin (अन्तवासिन्).—(= Sanskrit Lex. id., for the usual antevāsin), pupil: Sukhāvatīvyūha 3.5 karmārāntavāsinā, instr.

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

Antavāsin (अन्तवासिन्).—m. (-sī) A pupil. See antevāsin.

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

Antavāsin (अन्तवासिन्):—[=anta-vāsin] [from anta] = ante-vāsin q.v., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Antavāsin (अन्तवासिन्):—[tatpurusha compound] The same as antevāsin q. v. and comp. antasad. E. anta and vāsin.

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

Antavāsin (अन्तवासिन्):—[anta-vāsin] (sī) 5. m. A pupil; an apprentice. a. Ultimate.

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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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