Antevasi, Antevāsī, Antevāsi, Ante-vasi, Amtevasi: 10 definitions


Antevasi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Antevasi in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

antevāsī : (m.) one who lives with his master; an attendant; a pupil.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

antēvāsī (अंतेवासी).—m S In law. An apprentice.

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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

Antevāsi (अन्तेवासि).—ind. in a state of pupilage, (in statu pupilavi)

Antevāsi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ante and vāsi (वासि).

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

Antevāsi (अन्तेवासि):—[=ante-vāsi] [from ante-vāsin > anta] ind. in statu pupillari, ([gana] dvidaṇḍy-ādi q.v.)

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

Antevāsi (अन्तेवासि):—[bahuvrihi compound] and Avyayībh. In the condition of a pupil (lit. in the condition of one whose habitation is near, scil. the Guru). E. ante (locat. of anta) and vāsa, samās. aff. ic. [This word is thus explained by the Gaṇaratnamahodadhi: ante vāso’sminniti antevāsi tiṣṭhati; with the additional remark concerning the meaning, and to prevent its identification with the neuter of antevāsin, viz. antevāsī gurorityebhyaśca . sa śabdonte vasati tacchīla iti ṇinyantaḥ (cf. Pāṇini Iii. 2. 78.) sic.]

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Antevasi 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Antevasi in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Antevasi in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a resident pupil, pupil who stays in his guru’s ashram..—antevasi (अंतेवासी) is alternatively transliterated as Aṃtevāsī.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Aṃtevāsi (अंतेवासि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Antevāsin.

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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

Aṃtevāsi (ಅಂತೆವಾಸಿ):—

1) [noun] a pupil residing with or closer to his teacher.

2) [noun] a member of lowest caste who used to dwell in the outskirts of a town.

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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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