Anti, Amti: 15 definitions

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

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

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

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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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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Amti in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Embelia tsjeriam-cottam (Roem. & Schult.) A.DC. from the Primulaceae (Primrose) family having the following synonyms: Embelia basaal, Embelia robusta. For the possible medicinal usage of amti, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Pali-English dictionary

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

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)

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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 Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

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

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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

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

Anti (अन्ति).—f.

(-ntiḥ) An elder sister, (in theatrical language.) ind. Near.

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

Anti (अन्ति).—[adverb] opposite, in front, before, near. As [preposition] = near, toward, to ([genetive] or —°).

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

1) Anti (अन्ति):—1. anti ind. before, in the presence of near, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]

2) (with [genitive case]) within the proximity of, to

3) cf. [Latin] ante; [Greek] ἀντί.

4) 2. anti f. an elder sister (in theatrical language), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] For 1. anti See [column]2.

5) Antī (अन्ती):—[from anti] f. an oven, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Anti (अन्ति):—I. ind. Near, in the proximity of, before, in the pre-sence of. E. According to the native etym. an abbreviation of antika; but more probably arising from a common origin with anta; see the Preface. Ii. denom. parasm.

(-ntayati) To make an end of, to destroy. E. anta, denom. aff. ṇic. Iii. f.

(-ntiḥ) (In theatrical language.) An elder sister. E. An abbrevation of antikā.

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Antī (अन्ती):—f.

(-ntī) A fire place, a furnace; the same as antikā Ii. E. A shorter form of antikā q. v.

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

Anti (अन्ति):—(ntiḥ) 2. f. An elder sister.

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Anti 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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Anti in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) fold of the loin cloth on the waist; space between any two fingers of a hand; a spool; knot; ~[baja] a swindler, cheat; —[para cadhana] to fall into hostile clutches; —[marana] to swindle..—anti (अंटी) is alternatively transliterated as Aṃṭī.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aṃti (ಅಂತಿ):—[noun] an elder sister.

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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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