Atmagrahin, Ātmagrāhin, Atman-grahin: 4 definitions
Atmagrahin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Ātmagrāhin (आत्मग्राहिन्).—a. selfish, greedy.
Ātmagrāhin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman and grāhin (ग्राहिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ātmagrāhin (आत्मग्राहिन्).—mfn. (-hī-hiṇī-hi) Selfish, greedy, taking care of one’s self, appropriating, taking for one’s self. E. ātman and grāhin who seizes.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ātmagrāhin (आत्मग्राहिन्):—[=ātma-grāhin] [from ātma > ātman] mfn. taking for one’s self, selfish, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ātmagrāhin (आत्मग्राहिन्):—[ātma-grāhin] (hī-hinī-hi) a. Selfish, self-aggrandizing.
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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