Dosin, Doshin, Doṣin: 5 definitions


Dosin 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.

The Sanskrit term Doṣin can be transliterated into English as Dosin or Doshin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Dosin, (adj.) (to dosa2) angry J.V, 452, 454. (Page 332)

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Doṣin (दोषिन्).—a. (-ṇī f.) [दुष्-णिनि (duṣ-ṇini)]

1) Impure, corrupt, defiled, contaminated.

2) Faulty, defective.

3) Criminal, wicked, sinful, guilty, bad.

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Doṣin (दोषिन्).—See under दुष् (duṣ).

See also (synonyms): doṣa, doṣika.

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

Doṣin (दोषिन्).—mfn. (-ṣī-ṣiṇī-ṣi) 1. Faulty, defective. 2. Wicked, bad. E. duṣ to be defective, affix ṇin .

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

Doṣin (दोषिन्).—i. e. doṣa + n, adj. Becoming defiled, Mārk. P. 5, 31, 21.

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

1) Doṣin (दोषिन्):—[from doṣaṇa > doṣa] mfn. faulty, defiled, contaminated, [Kāvya literature; Purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] guilty of an offence, [Gautama-dharma-śāstra]

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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. 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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