Antevasin, Antevāsin, Ante-vasin: 11 definitions

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Antevāsin.—(LL), a male pupil. Note: antevāsin is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Antevāsin (अन्तेवासिन्).—= अन्तवासिन् (antavāsin) q. v. above.

Antevāsin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ante and vāsin (वासिन्).

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

Antevāsin (अन्तेवासिन्).—m. (-sī) 1. A pupil. 2. A Chandala, or man of a low caste. mfn. (-sī-sinī-si) Final, ultimate. E. anta in the locative case, near or final; vasa to abide, and ṇini affix: who dwells near his teacher, &c. See antavāsin.

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

Antevāsin (अन्तेवासिन्).—i. e. anta + i -vas + in, m. A pupil, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 33.

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

Antevāsin (अन्तेवासिन्).—[masculine] sinī [feminine] pupil (lit. living close by).

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

1) Antevāsin (अन्तेवासिन्):—[=ante-vāsin] [from anta] a mfn. dwelling near the boundaries, dwelling close by, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a pupil who dwells near or in the house of his teacher, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] = ante-vasāyin q.v., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [=ante-vāsin] b See p. 43, col. 1.

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

Antevāsin (अन्तेवासिन्):—[tatpurusha compound] 1. m. f. n.

(-sī-sinī-si) Living, or being in, or on, the end or confines. 2. m.

(-sī) 1) A pupil in general (the same as śiṣya), e. g. vaiśampāyanāntevāsin [bases in when compounded with it as former parts of a [tatpurusha compound], retain in the composition the sign of the genitive, e. g. hoturantevāsin, piturantevāsin].

2) An apprentice, one who is learning a mechanical art (according to Nārada, distinct from the śiṣya who is to him the theological student, and one of the four categories of the karmakara q. v.; compare besides śiṣya, bhṛtaka and adhikarmakṛt).—Both 1. and 2 so called from it being their duty to live near i. e. in the house of the Guru: ‘ācāryasya vasedante kṛtvā kālaṃ suniścitam . ācāryaḥ śikṣayedenaṃ svagṛhe dattabhojanam’.

3) A Chāṇḍāla (q. v.), a man of the lowest tribe (so called because he must live outside of a town; comp. antara I. 1). [In a Prākṛt passage of the Mālatīmādhava antevāsinī occurs in the sense of a female pupil: sāhakassa muṇḍadhāriṇī adhoraghaṇṭaṇāmadheassa antevāsiṇī mahāppahāvā karālakuṇḍalā ṇāma.] E. ante (locat. of anta) and vāsin.

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

Antevāsin (अन्तेवासिन्):—[ante-vāsin] (sī) 5. m. A pupil.

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

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

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