Cin, Ciṇ: 2 definitions

Introduction:

Cin 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chin.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Ciṇ (चिण्).—Substitute इ (i) causing vrddhi, in the place of the aorist vikarana affix च्लि (cli), prescribed in the case of all roots in the passive voice and in the case of the roots पद्, दीप्, जन् (pad, dīp, jan) etc. in the active voice before the affix त (ta) of the third pers. sing. in the Atmanepada, which in its turn is elided by P. VI. 4. 104. cf P. III. 1.60-66.

context information

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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Cin (चिन्):—[from cit] in [compound] for cit.

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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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