Idanim, Idānīm: 9 definitions


Idanim 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

Idānīm (इदानीम्).—ind. [idaṃ-dānīṃ iś ca]

1) Now, at this moment, in this case, just now, even now; वत्से प्रतिष्ठस्वेदानीम् (vatse pratiṣṭhasvedānīm) Ś.4; आर्यपुत्र इदानीमसि (āryaputra idānīmasi) Uttararāmacarita 3; इदानीमौदास्यं भजसि यदि भागीरथि तदा (idānīmaudāsyaṃ bhajasi yadi bhāgīrathi tadā) G. L. इदानीमह्नः (idānīmahnaḥ) now-a-days; इदानीमेव (idānīmeva) just now; इदानीमपि (idānīmapi) now also, in this case also; तत इदानीम् (tata idānīm) thereupon, then, from that time.

2) As a measure of time, it is equal to one fifteenth part of an एतर्हि (etarhi); cf. यावन्त्येतर्हिणि तावन्ति पंचदशकृत्व इदानीनि (yāvantyetarhiṇi tāvanti paṃcadaśakṛtva idānīni) Ś. Br.

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

Idānīm (इदानीम्).—ind. 1. Now, at present. 2. An expletive, affecting however slightly the sense. E. irr. deriv. from idam this, with dānīm aff.

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

Idānīm (इदानीम्).—i. e. i + dā + na + ī + m (idā ved., and, properly then, cf. ), adv. 1. Now, [Ṛtusaṃhāra] 6. 29. 2. Presently, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 94, 2.

— Cf. [Latin] idoneus.

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

Idānīm (इदानीम्).—[adverb] = [preceding] (also [with] ahnas); idānīmeva immediately, just; idānīmapi even now, still.

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

1) Idānīm (इदानीम्):—[=i-dānīm] [from i-dā] ind. now, at this moment, in this case, just, even (with [genitive case] of ahan e.g. idānīm ahnaḥ, this present day, ‘now-a-days’; idānīm eva, just now; immediately; idānīm api, in this case too; tata idānīm, thereupon, then), [Ṛg-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Aitareya; Raghuvaṃśa]

2) [v.s. ...] (in rare cases it is an expletive, affecting but slightly the sense).

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

Idānīm (इदानीम्):—adv. Now.

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

Idānīm (इदानीम्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Iṇhiṃ, Ittāhe, Iyaṇhiṃ, Iyāṇi, Ihaiṃ, Eṇhaṃ, Eṇhiṃ, Dāṇi, Dāṇiṃ.

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Idanim 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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