Avanamin, Avanāmin: 6 definitions


Avanamin 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avanāmin (अवनामिन्).—a. Bending or bowing down; कृच्छ्रेण क्षितिमवनामिनस्तुरङ्गः (kṛcchreṇa kṣitimavanāminasturaṅgaḥ) (āninyuḥ) Kirātārjunīya 7.19.

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

Avanāmin (अवनामिन्).—mfn. (-mī-minī-mi) Bending or bowing down. E. ava, and nāmin what bends.

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

Avanāmin (अवनामिन्):—[=ava-nāmin] [from ava-nam] mfn. being bent down (as the branches of a tree), [Mahābhārata i, 2855 and iii, 11059; Harivaṃśa 4947.]

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

Avanāmin (अवनामिन्):—[ava-nāmin] (mī-minī-mi) a. Idem.

[Sanskrit to German]

Avanamin 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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