Pind, Piṇḍ: 6 definitions


Pind means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Piṇḍ (पिण्ड्).—1 Ā., 1 U. (piṇḍate, piṇḍayati-te; piṇḍita)

1) To roll into a lump or ball, put together.

2) To join, unite.

3) To heap or accumulate.

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

Piṇḍ (पिण्ड्).—probably akin to piṣ, i. 1, [Ātmanepada.], and i. 10, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To accumulate. 2. To assemble. piṇḍita, 1. Gathered, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 26, 283; collected, Mahābhārata 10, 622; massy, solid, close. 2. Multiplied, Mahābhārata 7, 4746. 3. Thick.

— With sam sam, To heap together, Mahābhārata 10, 8310. saṃpiṇḍita, Clenched, united.

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

Piṇḍ (पिण्ड्):—[class] 1. [Ātmanepada] [class] 10. [Parasmaipada] piṇḍate, ḍayati, to roll into a lump or ball, put together, join, unite, gather, assemble, [Dhātupāṭha viii, 21];—[xxxii, 110] ([probably] [Nominal verb] [from] next).

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Pind 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pind in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a body/the body; lump (of anything); a ball, round mass; chunk; ~[ja] viviparous; ~[dana] oblation of cooked rice to the manes; —[chutana] to get rid of; —[dena] to offer oblation to the manes; —[padana] to pester, to go on pestering; to cause continuous harassment..—pind (पिंड) is alternatively transliterated as Piṃḍa.

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