Manasvin: 10 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Manasvin (मनस्विन्).—a. [praśastaṃ manaḥ astyasya vini]

1) Wise, intelligent, clever, high-souled, high-minded; तया मेने मनस्विन्या लक्ष्म्या च वसुधाधिपः (tayā mene manasvinyā lakṣmyā ca vasudhādhipaḥ) R.1.32; Pañcatantra (Bombay) 2.12; विपक्त्रिमज्ञानगति- र्मनस्वी (vipaktrimajñānagati- rmanasvī) Bhaṭṭikāvya 1.1.

2) Attentive.

3) Steady-minded, resolute, determined; Kumārasambhava 5.6; मनस्वी कार्यार्थी न गणयति दुःखं न च सुखम् (manasvī kāryārthī na gaṇayati duḥkhaṃ na ca sukham) Bhartṛhari 2.81. -m. The fabulous animal called Śarabha.

-nī 1 A high-minded or proud woman; मनस्विनीमानविघातदक्षम् (manasvinīmānavighātadakṣam) Kumārasambhava 3.32; M.1.2; V.3.5.

2) A wise or virtuous woman.

3) Name of Durgā.

4) Name of the mother of the moon.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Manasvin (मनस्विन्).—(1) name of a nāga king: Mahāvyutpatti 3285; Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 4.12; Lalitavistara 204.9; 219.9; Megh 288.6; 306.11; Mahā-Māyūrī 221.23; 247.29; (2) pl., name of a people: Mahā-Māyūrī 19 (compare Lévi p. 68).

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

Manasvin (मनस्विन्).—mfn. (-svī-svinī-svi) 1. Attentive, fixing the mind upon any thing. 2. Intelligence, intellectual. f. (-svinī) A virtuous wife. E. manas the mind or heart, aff. vin .

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

Manasvin (मनस्विन्).—[manas + vin], I. adj. 1. Intelligent, [Pañcatantra] ii. [distich] 128; prudent, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 46. 2. Attentive. Ii. f. , A virtuous woman, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 55, 34.

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

Manasvin (मनस्विन्).—[adjective] intelligent, wise, clever, [abstract] svitā† [feminine]

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

1) Manasvin (मनस्विन्):—[=manas-vin] [from manas > man] mfn. full of mind or sense, intelligent, clever, wise, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] in high spirits, cheerful, glad (a-man), [Rāmāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] fixing the mind attentive, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] m. the fabulous animal called Śarabha, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] Name of a Nāga, [Lalita-vistara]

6) [v.s. ...] of a son of Devala, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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

Manasvin (मनस्विन्):—[mana-svin] (svī-svinī-svi) a. Attentive, intelligent. f. Virtuous wife.

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

Manasvin (मनस्विन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Maṇaṃsi.

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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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