Kutumbin, Kuṭumbin: 10 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Kuṭumbin.—(EI 12, 17, 23; SII 1), a cultivator; an agri- culturist householder; a householder or ryot. Note: kuṭumbin 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

Kuṭumbin (कुटुम्बिन्).—m.

1) A householder, married man, (a pater familias,) one who has a family to support or take care of; प्रायेण गृहिणीनेत्राः कन्यार्थेषु कुटुम्बिनः (prāyeṇa gṛhiṇīnetrāḥ kanyārtheṣu kuṭumbinaḥ) Kumārasambhava 6.85; V.3.1; Manusmṛti 3.8; Y.2.45.

2) (fig.) One who takes care of anything.

3) A peasant.

4) A member of a family; &Saute;ānti.4.9.

5) (-m.) A homeslave.

-nī 1 The wife of a householder, a house-wife (in charge of the house); द्रव्योपकरणं सर्वं नान्ववैक्षत्कुटुम्बिनी (dravyopakaraṇaṃ sarvaṃ nānvavaikṣatkuṭumbinī) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.228.6. भवतु कुटुम्बिनीमाहूय पृच्छामि (bhavatu kuṭumbinīmāhūya pṛcchāmi) Mu.1; प्रभ- वन्त्योऽपि हि भर्तुषु कारणकोपाः कुटुम्बिन्यः (prabha- vantyo'pi hi bhartuṣu kāraṇakopāḥ kuṭumbinyaḥ) M.1.17; R.8.86; Amaruśataka 56.

2) A large household or family.

3) A woman in general.

4) A sharer; यावदिदानीमीदृशशोक- विनोदनार्थमवस्थाकुटुम्बिनीं मैथिलीं पश्यामि (yāvadidānīmīdṛśaśoka- vinodanārthamavasthākuṭumbinīṃ maithilīṃ paśyāmi) |

5) A female servant of a house.

See also (synonyms): kuṭumbika.

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

Kuṭumbin (कुटुम्बिन्).—and tal affix; also with tva, kuṭumbitva.

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Kuṭumbin (कुटुम्बिन्).—mfn. (-mbī-mbinī-mbi) 1. A peasant, a cultivator of the soil. 2. One who supports or has a family. m. (-mbī) A householder, a paterfamilias. f. (-mbinī) 1. The wife of a householder and mother of a family, a matron. 2. A small shrub used in medicine, a kind of moon plant: see kṣīriṇī. E. kuṭumba kindred, &c. and ini poss. aff.

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

Kuṭumbin (कुटुम्बिन्).—i. e. kuṭumba + in, m. 1. A householder, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 80; f. inī, The wife of a householder, Mahābhārata 3, 13660. 2. A kinsman, [Pañcatantra] 96, 4. 3. A cultivator of the soil, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 468.

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

Kuṭumbin (कुटुम्बिन्).—[masculine] householder, father of a family; member of a household or family, servant. [feminine] housewife, matron; maid-servant.

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

1) Kuṭumbin (कुटुम्बिन्):—[from kuṭumba] m. a householder, [Āpastamba-dharma-sūtra; Manu-smṛti iii, 80; Yājñavalkya] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] ifc. (metaphorically) one who takes care of anything, [Rāmāyaṇa vi, 89, 19]

3) [v.s. ...] a member of a family, any one (also a servant) belonging to a family, [Pañcatantra; Kathāsaritsāgara; Śāntiśataka]

4) [v.s. ...] a peasant, [Inscriptions]

5) [from kuṭumba] m. [plural] (inau) the householder and his wife, [Āpastamba-dharma-sūtra]

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

Kuṭumbin (कुटुम्बिन्):—(mbī) 5. m. A householder; a peasant; a relative. f. (kitī) a matron; a shrub.

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

Kuṭumbin (कुटुम्बिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Kuḍuṃbi, Kuḍubia.

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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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