Karmin: 9 definitions


Karmin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Karmin.—cf. Tamil Kaṉmi (SITI), an official; ‘an officer’ as distinct from ‘a servant’. Note: karmin is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Karmin (कर्मिन्).—a.

1) Working, active, busy.

2) Engaged in any work or business.

3) One who performs religious deeds with the expectation of reward or recompense; यत् कर्मिणो न प्रवेदयन्ति रागात् (yat karmiṇo na pravedayanti rāgāt) Muṇḍ. Up.1.2.9. कर्मिभ्यश्चा- धिको योगी तस्माद्योगी भवार्जुन (karmibhyaścā- dhiko yogī tasmādyogī bhavārjuna) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 6.46. -m. A mechanic, artisan; अनेन विधिराख्यात ऋत्विक्कर्षककर्मिणाम् (anena vidhirākhyāta ṛtvikkarṣakakarmiṇām) Y.2.265.

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

Karmin (कर्मिन्).—i. e. karman + in, adj., f. iṇī. 1. Attached to worldly action, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 6, 46. 2. When latter part of a compound word, the aff. in generally belongs to the whole compound, not to karman alone, e. g. an-ārya -karmin is anāryakarman + in, adj. Doing the work of an Anārya, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 10, 73. pāpa-karmin is pāpakarman + in, m. A sinner, Mahābhārata 18, 51. puṇyavāgbuddhikarmin, is puṇya-vāc-buddhi -karman + in, adj. Pure in word, mind, and action, Mahābhārata 17, 96.

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

Karmin (कर्मिन्).—[adjective] active; doing, performing (—°); [masculine] workman, labourer.

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

1) Karmin (कर्मिन्):—[from karman] mfn. acting, active, busy

2) [v.s. ...] performing a religious action, engaged in any work or business, [Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] belonging or relating to any act, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] m. performer of an action, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

5) [v.s. ...] labourer, workman, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

6) [v.s. ...] Butea frondosa, [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa]

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

Karmin (कर्मिन्):—[(rmmī-rmmiṇī-rmmi) a.] Busy.

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

Karmin (कर्मिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Kammi, Kammia.

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Karmin 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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