Iman: 2 definitions
Iman 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.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)
Iman (इमन्).—Or इमनिच् (imanic) tad. affix इमन् (iman) applied to the words पृथु, मृदु, महत्, लघु, गुरु (pṛthu, mṛdu, mahat, laghu, guru), words showing colour and words such as दृढ, परिवृढ, भृश, शीत, उष्ण (dṛḍha, parivṛḍha, bhṛśa, śīta, uṣṇa) etc. in the sense of 'quality' or 'attribute': cf Pāṇ. V. 1.122, 123. For changes in the base before the affix इमन् (iman) see P. VI.4.154-163.
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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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Iman matan, Imana, Imanadara, Imanadari, Imanaitabara, Imanapramana, Imanasa-jaganem, Imanda, Imane, Imanga, Imangani, Imangko, Imanhlele, Imani.
Ends with (+266): Abaliman, Abhiman, Acaryamahiman, Adhiman, Agniman, Ahriman, Akimcaniman, Akimchaniman, Akincaniman, Akrishtiman, Akritatyagamahiman, Aliman, Aluptamahiman, Alusiman, Amaliman, Ambaliman, Amliman, Amoghamahiman, Amriman, Anantashaktimat.
Full-text (+15): Dhariman, Iman matan, Hariman, Ushniman, Svadiman, Prathiman, Hrasiman, Sadhiman, Variman, Jadiman, Pataliman, Kaliman, Sitiman, Candiman, Dhavaliman, Shoniman, Tyagima, Niliman, Dradhiman, Animan.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 4.3.15 < [Sukta 3]
Rig Veda 9.97.17 < [Sukta 97]
Rig Veda 5.53.3 < [Sukta 53]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 1.28 < [Chapter 1 - Sainya-Darśana (Observing the Armies)]
Verse 10.16 < [Chapter 10 - Vibhūti-yoga (appreciating the opulences of the Supreme Lord)]
Verse 18.17 < [Chapter 18 - Mokṣa-yoga (the Yoga of Liberation)]
Vivekachudamani (by Shankara)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Chapter 356 - The formation of taddhita (secondary nominal bases)
Chapter 351 - Perfected forms of inflection in the nouns
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CCXXVIII - Rules of Grammar < [Dhanvantari Samhita]