Dipin, Dīpin: 6 definitions


Dipin 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

Dīpin, (Sk. dvīpin) a panther, leopard, tiger Vin.I, 186 dīpicamma a leopard skin=Sk. dvīpicarman); A.III, 101; J.I, 342; II, 44, 110; IV, 475; V, 408; VI, 538. dīpi-rājā king of the panthers Vism.270.—f. dīpinī Miln.363, 368; DhA.I, 48. (Page 324)

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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

Dīpin (दीपिन्).—a.

1) Inflaming, kindling; राकानिशेव पूर्णेन्दुमुखी कन्दर्पदीपिनी (rākāniśeva pūrṇendumukhī kandarpadīpinī) Kathāsaritsāgara 82.29.

2) Illuminating.

3) Shining, bright.

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

Dīpin (दीपिन्).—[feminine] ī kindling, inflaming (—°).

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

Dīpin (दीपिन्):—[from dīp] mfn. kindling, inflaming, exciting (ifc. [Kathāsaritsāgara lxxxii, 29])

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Dipin 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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