Bijin, Bījin: 6 definitions


Bijin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Pali-English dictionary

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

Bījin, (-°) (adj.) (fr. bīja) having seed, only in cpd. eka° having one seed (for only one future life) left A. I, 233; S. V, 205; Nett 189, cp. A. IV. 380; Kvu II. 471, see also KvuA in J. P. T. S. 1889, 137. (Page 488)

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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

Bījin (बीजिन्).—a. (- f.)

1) Possessed of seed, bearing seed.

2) (At the end of comp.) Of the seed or blood of. -m.

1) The real father or progenitor (sower of seed) (opp. kṣetrin the owner or husband of the kṣetra or woman); see Manusmṛti 9.51 et seq.

2) A father in general.

3) The sun.

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

Bījin (बीजिन्).—[adjective] = bījavant; [masculine] the (real, not nominal) begetter or father.

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

1) Bījin (बीजिन्):—[from bīja] mfn. bearing seed, seedy (as a plant), [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) being of the race or blood of (e.g. rāja-b q.v.), [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

3) [v.s. ...] m. the owner or giver of seed, the real progenitor (as opp. to kṣetrin, the nominal father or merely the husband of a woman), [Manu-smṛti ix, 51 etc.; Gautama-dharma-śāstra]

4) [v.s. ...] any begetter, father, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] the sun, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Bijin 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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