Anupayogin, Anupayogi, Anupayogī, An-upayogi, An-upayogin: 7 definitions


Anupayogin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Anupayogin in Shaivism glossary
Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (philosophy)

Anupayogin (अनुपयोगिन्) refers to “useless”, according to the Īśvarapratyabhijñāvivṛtivimarśinī 2.131:—“And [we] observe the [following] among philosophers: even if [something] exists [as] a real entity, they do not concern themselves with the aspect [of it] that is useless (anupayogin) [and] speculative—for exemple, regarding such [imperceptible things] as the sense organs, [this is the case of philosophers] such as the author of the Ṣaḍdhātusamīkṣā, or of followers of Bṛhaspati. [...]

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anupayogin in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

anupayōgī (अनुपयोगी).—a S Useless, worthless, unserviceable. 2 Unsuitable or unaccommodated to.

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

anupayōgī (अनुपयोगी).—a Useless; unsuitable to.

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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

[«previous next»] — Anupayogin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anupayogin (अनुपयोगिन्):—[=an-upayogin] [from an-upayukta] mfn. unsuitable, useless.

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Anupayogin 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»] — Anupayogin in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Anupayogī (अनुपयोगी):—(a) useless, unavailing; ~[gitā] uselessness, the state of being of no utility.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anupayogin in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Anupayōgi (ಅನುಪಯೋಗಿ):—[adjective] = ಅನುಪಯುಕ್ತ [anupayukta].

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Anupayōgi (ಅನುಪಯೋಗಿ):—[noun] a useless man.

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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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