Cint: 6 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Chint.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cint (चिन्त्).—1 U. (cintayati-te, cintita)

1) To think, consider, reflect, ponder over; तच्छ्रुत्वापिङ्गलकश्चिन्तयामास (tacchrutvāpiṅgalakaścintayāmāsa) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1; चिन्तय तावत्केनापदेशेन पुनराश्रमपदं गच्छामः (cintaya tāvatkenāpadeśena punarāśramapadaṃ gacchāmaḥ) Ś.2.

2) To think of, have an idea of, bring before the mind; तस्मादेतत् (tasmādetat) (vittaṃ) न चिन्तयेत् (na cintayet) H.1; तस्मादस्य वधं राजा मनसापि न चिन्तयेत् (tasmādasya vadhaṃ rājā manasāpi na cintayet) Manusmṛti 8.381;4.258; Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.135; Ch. P.1.

3) To mind, take care of, look to; तातस्त्वां चिन्तयिष्यति (tātastvāṃ cintayiṣyati) Ś.4.; cf. also R.1.64; Uttararāmacarita 1.19.

4) To call to mind, remember.

5) To find out, devise, discover, think out; कोऽप्युपायश्चिन्त्यताम् (ko'pyupāyaścintyatām) H.1.

6) To regard as, esteem.

7) To weigh, discriminate.

8) To discuss, treat of, consider.

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

Cint (चिन्त्).— (akin to cit and ci), i. 10 and † i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] (also [Ātmanepada.], [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 67, 10), 1. To think, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 36, 8. To think of, with the acc., [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 100; with the dat., [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 5976; with the loc., [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 19, 14; with prati and acc., Mahābhārata 3, 1714. 2. To reflect, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 8, 2. 3. To mind, Mahābhārata 3, 2399. 4. To regard, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 77, 11. 5. To devise, [Hitopadeśa] 13, 19. Anomalous ptcple. of the pres., chintayāna, [Pañcatantra] 209, 6. cintita, n. 1. Thought, [Matsyopākhyāna] 37. 2. Design, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 70, 7. 3. Care, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 74, 17.

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

Cint (चिन्त्).—cintayati cintayate [participle] cintita (q.v.) think, reflect, consider, find out, invent; think of, care for ([accusative], [dative], [locative], or prati); [with] neg. not care for, not mind.

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

Cint (चिन्त्):—(cf. √4. cit) [class] 10. tayati ([class] 1. tati, [Dhātupāṭha xxxii, 2]; metrically also tayate See also tayāna)

—to think, have a thought or idea, reflect, consider, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.;

—to think about, reflect upon, direct the thoughts towards, care for ([accusative]; exceptionally [dative case] or [locative case] or prati), [Manu-smṛti iv, vii f.; Yājñavalkya i; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to find out, [Rāmāyaṇa i, 63, 27; Hitopadeśa];

—to take into consideration, treat of [Sāṃkhyakārikā 69];

—to consider as or that, tax (with double [accusative] or [accusative] and iti), [Harivaṃśa 14675; Rāmāyaṇa v, 67, 7; Mālavikāgnimitra; Pāṇini 2-3, 17; Kāśikā-vṛtti]

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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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