Bhavin, Bhāvin: 11 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Bhāvin (भाविन्).—Which is to come into being; of future time: cf. भावि कृत्यमासीत् (bhāvi kṛtyamāsīt) M. Bh. on III. 4. 1: cf. भाविनः सुट आदेशो विधीयते (bhāvinaḥ suṭa ādeśo vidhīyate) M.Bh. on P. VII. 1. 33; cf also एवं तर्हि भाविनीयं संज्ञा विज्ञास्यते (evaṃ tarhi bhāvinīyaṃ saṃjñā vijñāsyate) M.Bh on P. I. 1.45.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Bhāvin, (adj.) (fr. bhāva, Epic Sk. bhāvin “imminent”) “having a being,” going to be, as —° in avassa° sure to come to pass, inevitable J. I, 19.—f. bhāvinī future VvA. 314 (or is it bhāvanīya? cp. v. l. S bhāvaniyā). (Page 503)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhavin (भविन्).—a. Living, being. -m. A living being.

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Bhāvin (भाविन्).—[bhū-bhaviṣyati ṇini]

1) Being, becoming; मृत्यभावि (mṛtyabhāvi) R.11.49.

2) To be or to come to pass in future, what will take place; लोकेन भावी पितुरेव तुल्यः (lokena bhāvī pitureva tulyaḥ) R.18.38; प्रस्थानं ते कथमपि सखे लम्बमानस्य भावि (prasthānaṃ te kathamapi sakhe lambamānasya bhāvi) Me.43.

3) Future; समतीतं च भवच्च भावि च (samatītaṃ ca bhavacca bhāvi ca) R.8.78; प्रत्यक्षा इव यद्भावाः क्रियन्ते भूतभाविनः (pratyakṣā iva yadbhāvāḥ kriyante bhūtabhāvinaḥ) K. P.1; N.3.11.

4) Capable of taking place.

5) What must take place or is destined to happen, predestined; यदभावि न तद्भावि भावि चेन्न तदन्यथा (yadabhāvi na tadbhāvi bhāvi cenna tadanyathā) H.1.

6) Noble, beautiful, illustrious.

7) Attached or devoted to; खाद्वै निवर्तन्ति न भाविनस्ते (khādvai nivartanti na bhāvinaste) Mb.12.22.2.

8) Possessed of (at the end of comp.). -m. N. given to every vowel except अ (a) and आ (ā).

-nī 1 A handsome woman; Mb.1.6.9.

2) A noble or virtuous lady; अनेन धर्मः सविशेषमद्य मे त्रिवर्गसारः प्रतिभाति भाविनि (anena dharmaḥ saviśeṣamadya me trivargasāraḥ pratibhāti bhāvini) Ku.5.38.

3) A wanton woman.

4) A particular musical composition.

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

Bhavin (भविन्).—mfn. (-vī-vinī-vi) Living, being, having life and sensation. E. bhava being, ini aff.

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Bhāvin (भाविन्).—mfn. (-vī-vinī-vi) Future, what will be or what is about to be, proximately future. f. (-nī) A wanton woman. E. bhū to be, Unadi aff. ṇini .

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

Bhāvin (भाविन्).—adj, f. , i. e. I. bhū + in, Future, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 87, 1; what will be, [Daśakumāracarita] in. Chr, 186, 24; what will fall at one’s share, [Pañcatantra] iv. [distich] 73. Ii. bhā + vin. 1. Beautiful, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 53, 39. 2. f. , A distinguished woman, a wanton woman.

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

Bhavin (भविन्).—[masculine] living being, [especially] man.

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Bhāvin (भाविन्).—[adjective] becoming, being (often —°); what ought or is about to be, impending, future. [feminine] a beautiful woman.

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

1) Bhavin (भविन्):—[from bhava] mfn. living, being, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a living being, man, [Vikramāṅkadeva-carita, by Bilhaṇa]

3) Bhāvin (भाविन्):—[from bhāva] mfn. becoming, being, existing, wont to be (often ifc.), [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya; Harivaṃśa; Raghuvaṃśa]

4) [v.s. ...] about to be, future, imminent, predestined, inevitable (often used as [future] tense of √bhū), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] as one ought to be, good, able, capable (in a-bh), [Harivaṃśa]

6) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) being possessed of [Mahābhārata]

7) [v.s. ...] attached to (e.g. hari-bh), [Vopadeva]

8) [v.s. ...] manifesting, showing, [Mallinātha]

9) [v.s. ...] furthering, blessing, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi] (cf. loka-bh)

10) [v.s. ...] worshipping, [ib.]

11) [v.s. ...] beautiful, illustrious, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

12) [v.s. ...] m. Name of every vowel except a and ā ([probably] as ‘liable to become the corresponding semivowel’), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā-prātiśākhya]

13) [v.s. ...] Name of the Śūdras in Plakṣa-dvīpa, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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

1) Bhavin (भविन्):—[(vī-vinī-vi) a.] Living, being.

2) Bhāvin (भाविन्):—[(vī-vinī-vi) a.] Future, about to be. f. A wanton woman.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Bhavin (भविन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Bhavi, Bhāva, Bhāvira.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhavin 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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