Esin, Eshin, Eṣin: 5 definitions


Esin 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 Eṣin can be transliterated into English as Esin or Eshin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

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

Esin, (adj.) (Sk. eṣin, of iṣ) seeking, wishing, desiring S.II, 11 (sambhav°); J.I, 87 (phal°); IV, 26 (dukkham°); Pv.II, 928 (gharam); PvA.132. (Page 162)

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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

Eṣin (एषिन्).—a.

1) Driving, impelling.

2) Desiring, desirous of, wishing (at the end of comp.); यौवने विषयैषिणाम् (yauvane viṣayaiṣiṇām) R.1.8.

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

Eṣin (एषिन्).—i. e. iṣ + in, adj., f. iṇī, Wishing, Mahābhārata 3, 12513.

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

Eṣin (एषिन्).—[adjective] = [preceding] adj. (mostly —°).

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

Eṣin (एषिन्):—[from eṣa] mfn. (generally ifc.) going after, seeking, striving for, desiring, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata; Raghuvaṃśa etc.]

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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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