Darshavin, Darśāvin: 1 definition



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The Sanskrit term Darśāvin can be transliterated into English as Darsavin or Darshavin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Darśāvin (दर्शाविन्).—adj. (= Pali dassāvin; § 22.51), seeing, perceiving, also intellectually, realizing: pūrvabuddha- darśāvīni (or with most mss. °vinaḥ, construotion ‘ad sensum’) Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 36.6—7 (prose); darśāvī pūrvabuddhānāṃ Mahāvastu iii.104.15 (verse); anantavarṇa- Gaṇḍavyūha 30.1; bhaya- Mahāvastu iii.52.1; abhaye, bhayadarśāvī Udānavarga xvi.4 (oldest ms.; later ms. °darśino, and so Pali equivalent °dassino Dhammapada (Pali) 317); ādīnava-darśāvī Mahāvastu i.283.18 (prose; kāmeṣu); iii.52.5 (prose); anantajñāna-d° Mahāvastu i.357.5 (verse); sarva-d° Mahāvastu i.254.4 (prose); ii.13.3 and 22.5 (verses); iii.51.7 and 10 (prose); asarva-d° iii.51.6 (prose).

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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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