Matsyabandhin, Matsya-bandhin: 6 definitions


Matsyabandhin 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Matsyabandhin (मत्स्यबन्धिन्).—m. a fisherman; कदाचित्तं जलस्थायं मत्स्यबन्धाः समन्ततः (kadācittaṃ jalasthāyaṃ matsyabandhāḥ samantataḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.137.5.

Matsyabandhin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms matsya and bandhin (बन्धिन्). See also (synonyms): matsyabandha.

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

Matsyabandhin (मत्स्यबन्धिन्).—m. (-ndhī) A fisherman. f. (-nī) A fish-basket. E. masya a fish, and bandha confining, aff. ini .

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

Matsyabandhin (मत्स्यबन्धिन्):—[=matsya-bandhin] [from matsya > matsa] m. = -bandha, [Pañcatantra]

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

Matsyabandhin (मत्स्यबन्धिन्):—[matsya-bandhin] (ndhī) 5. m. A fisherman by caste. f. A fish-basket.

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Matsyabandhin 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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