Im, Īm: 5 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Im (इम्).—Augment इ (i) added to the base तृणह (tṛṇaha), after the last vowel, e. g. तृणोढि (tṛṇoḍhi); cf. तृणह इम् (tṛṇaha im) P.VII.3.92.

context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Īm (ईम्).—ind. [ī-bā° muc] Ved.

1) A particle of affirmation or restriction; usually after short words at the beginning of a sentence, after यत् (yat), relative pronouns prepositions and particles like उत, अथ (uta, atha) &c.; प्र यदीमुवाचेति (pra yadīmuvāceti) Bṛ. Up.2.5.16.

2) Now.

3) This, here (enam).

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

Īm (ईम्).— (an old acc. of ī, f. of i, see idam), a ved. part. which lays a stress upon the preceding word, Chr. 292, 11 = [Rigveda.] i. 85, 11 (cf. in , also ved. ī = in etc.).

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

Im (इम्).—interj.

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Īm (ईम्).—([enclitic]) used as [accusative] sg. of 1 i, makes a rel. indef.

ya īm whoever, after other [pronoun] or [conjunctive] emphasizing or only explet.

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

1) Im (इम्):—[interjection] [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā]

2) Īm (ईम्):—ind. ([from] pronominal base 3. i), [Vedic or Veda] a particle of affirmation and restriction (generally after short words at the beginning of a period, or after the relative pronouns, the conjunction yad, prepositions and particles such as āt, uta, atha, etc.) īm has also the sense ‘now’ (= idānīm), and is by, [Sāyaṇa] sometimes considered as an [accusative] case for enam, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

context information

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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