Atmaniya, Ātmanīya: 2 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Ātmanīya (आत्मनीय).—adj., also subst. nt. (= Pali attaniya), own, one's own (= sva, adj., or ātmanaḥ, gen.): Lalitavistara 301.21 (prose) °yāś ca duhitrīr (acc. pl.; § 13.15), his own daughters; usually quasi-subst., what pertains to the self, what is of the nature of the self (the existence of which is denied): [Page092-b+ 71] Lalitavistara 205.8 (see under -grāha); 340.1 (verse) cakṣur na istri puruṣo na pi cātmanīyaṃ; Rāṣṭrapālaparipṛcchā 14.6 (verse) strī neha nāsti ca pumān na ca ātmanīyaṃ; Kāśyapa Parivarta 137.3 (verse) yasyeha ātmā (read nātmā? Tibetan and Chin. render the neg. twice) na ca ātmanīyam (so read, text °yām); Mahāvastu iii.66.8 and 14—15 naivātmā naivātmanīyā śūnyā ātmena vā ātmanīyena vā (so Senart, probably rightly; mss. corrupt, especially in 8); iii.447.12— 13 śūnyā an-ātmanīyā ([bahuvrīhi], having nothing that pertains to the self) ātmena vā ātmanīyena vā.

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

Ātmanīya (आत्मनीय):—[from ātman] mf(ā)n. one’s own, [Lalita-vistara]

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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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