Granthin: 9 definitions


Granthin 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Granthin (ग्रन्थिन्).—m.

1) One who reads books, bookish; अज्ञेभ्यो ग्रन्थिनः श्रेष्ठा ग्रन्थिभ्यो धारिणो वराः (ajñebhyo granthinaḥ śreṣṭhā granthibhyo dhāriṇo varāḥ) Manusmṛti 12.13.

2) Learned well-read.

3) Relating to books.

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

Granthin (ग्रन्थिन्).—mfn. (-nthī-nthinī-nthi) 1. Bookish, read, learned. 2. Relating or belonging to a book, &c. E. grantha, and ṇini aff.

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

Granthin (ग्रन्थिन्).—i. e. grantha + in, m. One who has read many books, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 12, 103.

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

Granthin (ग्रन्थिन्).—[adjective] versed in books, learned.

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

1) Granthin (ग्रन्थिन्):—[from granth] mfn. strung together (?), [Ṛg-veda x, 95, 6]

2) [v.s. ...] one who reads books, well-read, [Manu-smṛti xii, 103.]

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

Granthin (ग्रन्थिन्):—[(nthī-nthinī-nthi) a.] Bookish.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Granthin (ग्रन्थिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Gaṃthi.

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Granthin 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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