Payin, Pāyin, Payiṉ: 11 definitions


Payin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, biology, Tamil. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Payin in India is the name of a plant defined with Vateria indica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Vateria malabarica Blume (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Journal of Experimental Therapeutics and Oncology (2003)
· Tetrahedron
· Hortus Malabaricus
· Suppl. Carp. (1805)
· Tetrahedron Letters (5909)
· Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Pāyin, (adj. n.) (fr. , see pivati) drinking J. III, 338. (Page 454)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāyin (पायिन्).—a. Drinking.

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

Pāyin (पायिन्).—i. e. 1. pā + in, latter part of comp. adj. Drinking, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 121.

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

Pāyin (पायिन्).—[adjective] drinking, sucking (—°).

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

Pāyin (पायिन्):—[from pāya] mfn. drinking, sucking, sipping at (ifc.; cf. ambu-, kṣīraetc.)

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

Pāyin (पायिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pāi.

[Sanskrit to German]

Payin 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Payin (ಪಯಿನ್):—[noun] = ಪಯನ್ [payan].

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Payin (ಪಯಿನ್):—[noun] (only in comp.) ten.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Payiṉ (பயின்) noun perhaps from பயில்¹-. [payil¹-.]

1. Gum, glue; பிசின். பல்கிழியும் பயினும் [pisin. palkizhiyum payinum] (சீவகசிந்தாமணி [sivagasindamani] 235).

2. Cream; பாலேடு. (திவா.) [paledu. (thiva.)]

3. Rudder; கப்ப லின் சுக்கான். சிதையுங் கலத்தைப் பயினாற் றிருத் தும் திசையறி மீகானும் [kappa lin sukkan. sithaiyung kalathaip payinar riruth thum thisaiyari miganum] (பரிபாடல் [paripadal] 10, 54).

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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