Avakirnin, Avakīrṇin: 7 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avakīrṇin (अवकीर्णिन्).—See under अवकृ (avakṛ).

See also (synonyms): avakīrṇa.

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Avakīrṇin (अवकीर्णिन्).—a. [avakīrṇamanena iṣṭā° ini] Violating the vow or engagements of continence. m. (-rṇī) A religious student who has committed an act of incontinence (such as sexual intercourse) against his vow of celibacy; अवकीर्णी भवेद् गत्वा ब्रह्मचारी तु योषितम् । गर्दभं पशुमालभ्य नैर्ऋतं स विशुध्यति (avakīrṇī bhaved gatvā brahmacārī tu yoṣitam | gardabhaṃ paśumālabhya nairṛtaṃ sa viśudhyati) || Y.3.28; Manusmṛti 3.155,11. 118-9; °व्रतम् (vratam) penance for an act of incontinence.

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

Avakīrṇin (अवकीर्णिन्).—mfn. (-rṇī-rṇinī-rṇi) Violating a vow or engagement to be chaste, abstemious, &c. m. (-rṇī) The religious student who has committed an act of incontinency. E. ava before, kṝ to scatter, kta the part. past, and ini aff.

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

Avakīrṇin (अवकीर्णिन्).—i. e. ava-kīrṇa + in (vb. kṛ10) adj., f. , A violator of a vow to be chaste, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 187; 3, 155.

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

Avakīrṇin (अवकीर्णिन्).—[adjective] = [preceding] act.; unchaste, incontinent.

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

Avakīrṇin (अवकीर्णिन्):—[=ava-kīrṇin] [from ava-kṝ] mfn. (= ava-kīrṇa) who has violated his vow of chastity, [Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra etc.]

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