Dashamin, Daśamin: 7 definitions

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Dashamin 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.

The Sanskrit term Daśamin can be transliterated into English as Dasamin or Dashamin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Daśamin (दशमिन्) or Daśamī means “very old”.—Cf. Daśamitā, which refers to “extreme old age” or “decline”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 19.1.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daśamin (दशमिन्).—a. (- f.) Very old.

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

Daśamin (दशमिन्).—mfn. (-mī-minī-mi) Very old or aged. E. daśamī the tenth, (stage of life,) and ini aff.

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

Daśamin (दशमिन्):—[from daśama > daśa] mfn. 91-100 years old, [Śāṅkhāyana-brāhmaṇa xiii, 3 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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

Daśamin (दशमिन्):—[(mī-minī-mi) a.] Very old.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dashamin in German

context information

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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