Asima, Asīma, A-sima: 4 definitions
Asima means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Asīma (असीम):—[=a-sīma] = a-sīman, [Naiṣadha-carita]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Asīma (असीम) [Also spelled asim]:—(a) limitless, boundless; hence ~[tā] (nf).
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Asīma (असीम) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Asīman.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] not bound; not limited by boundaries; limitless.
2) [adjective] excessive; abundant.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with (+1): Baddhasima, Bhadrasima, Bhinnasima, Dasima, Gamasima, Gramasima, Jarasima, Khandasima, Kodasima, Kshetrasima, Pancashima, Panchashima, Pasima, Rajjasima, Samanasima, Samasima, Simasima, Takashima, Upasima, Vasima.
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The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
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