Samavartin, Sama-vartin: 5 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samavartin (समवर्तिन्).—a.

1) equal-minded, impartial.

2) being equidistant. (-m.) Yāma, the god of death; शासितारं च पापानां पितॄणां समवर्तिनम् (śāsitāraṃ ca pāpānāṃ pitṝṇāṃ samavartinam) Mb.12.27.35.

Samavartin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sama and vartin (वर्तिन्).

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

Samavartin (समवर्तिन्).—m. Yama.

Samavartin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sama and vartin (वर्तिन्).

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

Samavartin (समवर्तिन्).—[adjective] being at an equal distance or behaving in an equal manner.

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

1) Samavartin (समवर्तिन्):—[=sama-vartin] [from sama] mfn. being eq°, being of a fair or impartial disposition, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

2) [v.s. ...] acting uniformly, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] being equidistant (bāṇa-pāta-s, ‘b° equid° with an arrow-shot’), [Śakuntalā]

4) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Yama, [Mahābhārata; Caraka]

5) Samāvartin (समावर्तिन्):—[=sam-āvartin] [from sam-āvartana > samā-vṛt] mfn. idem, [Saṃskārakaustubha]

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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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