Gramin, Grāmin: 5 definitions


Gramin 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Grāmin (ग्रामिन्).—a.

1) Rustic, rural.

2) Libidinous. -m.

1) A villager, peasant.

2) The head of a village.

-ṇī The indigo plant.

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

Grāmin (ग्रामिन्).—mfn. (-mī-minī-mi) Village, villager. m. (-mī) The head-man of a village. f. (-minī) The indigo plant. E. grāma a village, ini and ṅīp affixes; also grāmīṇā.

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

Grāmin (ग्रामिन्).—i. e. grāma + in, m. A peasant, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 4, 29, 14.

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

Grāmin (ग्रामिन्).—[adjective] surrounded by a tribe or community; [masculine] villager, peasant.

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

1) Grāmin (ग्रामिन्):—[from grāma] mfn. surrounded by a village or community or race, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā ii]

2) [v.s. ...] pertaining to a village, rustic, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] m. a villager, peasant (miṇāṃ rati = ma-caryā, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa iv, 29, 14])

4) [v.s. ...] = meśa

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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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