Anti; 5 Definition(s)


Anti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[Anti in Vyakarana glossaries]

Anti (अन्ति).—Affix of the pres. 3rd pers. pl. Paras, substituted for the original affix झि (jhi), e. g. कुर्वन्ति, भवन्ति (kurvanti, bhavanti).

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[Anti in Pali glossaries]

Anti, (indecl.) (Vedic anti = Lat ante, Gr. a)nti/, Goth. and; Ags. and-, Ger. ant-, ent-) adv. & prep. c. Gen.: opposite, near J.V, 399 (tav’antiṃ āgatā, read as tav’anti-m-āgatā; C. santikaṃ), 400, 404; VI, 565 (sāmikass’anti = antike C.). — Cp. antika. (Page 48)

(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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

[Anti in Marathi glossaries]

antī (अंती).—prep At the end of, after. Because of.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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-English dictionary

[Anti in Sanskrit glossaries]

Anti (अन्ति).—ind. [anta-i] Ved.

1) Near, before, in the presence of; न ही नु वो मरुतो अन्त्यस्मे (na hī nu vo maruto antyasme) Rv.1.167.9; 1.79. 11.

2) (Prep.) To, in the vicinity of (with gen.); मुग्धप्रभीतवदुपेयतुरन्ति मात्रोः (mugdhaprabhītavadupeyaturanti mātroḥ) Bhāg.1.8.22.

-tiḥ f. An elder sister (in dramas).

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Antī (अन्ती).—An oven, fire-place.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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