Nadin, Nādin: 11 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Nādin (नादिन्).—Possessed of नाद (nāda); sonorous, resonant, See नाद (nāda). 26

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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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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Nādin (नादिन्) [?] means “resounding”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “Candramaṅgalyā (Jñānamaṅgalā) is in the south-west. She sits on an owl. She has one face and three eyes. She has matted hair, which is (adorned with a) Half Moon. She holds a pestle and trident in her left and right hands, respectively. She wears a garment of human skin and she resounds with the sound of (her) anklets [i.e., nādinnūpuradhvaninādin]. When the goddess is worshipped in the south-west she consumes inauspicious accidents”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nādin (नादिन्).—a.

1) Sounding, resonant; अम्बुदवृन्दनादी रथः (ambudavṛndanādī rathaḥ) Mb.; R.3.59;19.5.

2) Bellowing, roaring; खर°, सिंह° (khara°, siṃha°) &c.

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

Nadin (नदिन्).—name of a brahman: nadī nāma Mahāvastu iii.325.2. The same personage is referred to, but not named, in Pali, Vin. i.2.32.

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

Nādin (नादिन्).—mfn. (-dī-dinī-di) Who or what sounds. E. nad to sound, aff ṇini .

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

Nādin (नादिन्).—i. e. nad or nāda + in, I. adj., f. , Sounding, sounding aloud, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 8069; Mahābhārata 2, 987. Ii. m. a proper name, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 12941.

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

Nādin (नादिन्).—[adjective] sounding, roaring, thundering, resonant (often —°).

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

1) Nādin (नादिन्):—[from nāda] mfn. sounding, resonant, howling, roaring etc.

2) [v.s. ...] ifc. = [preceding] [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] pronounced with sound, sonant, [Śikṣā]

4) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Dānava, [Harivaṃśa]

5) [v.s. ...] of a Brāhman changed into an antelope, [ib.]

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

Nādin (नादिन्):—[(dī-dinī-di) a.] Sounding.

[Sanskrit to German]

Nadin 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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