Samin, Sāmin, Śamin, Shamin: 9 definitions


Samin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

The Sanskrit term Śamin can be transliterated into English as Samin or Shamin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Sāmin, (cp. Sk. svāmin, fr. sva=sa4) 1. owner, ruler, lord, master Vin. I, 303, 307; Sn. 83; Mhvs 37, 241; J. V, 253 (°paribhoga, q. v.); Pv IV. 66; Vism. 63; DA. I, 261; PvA. 43, 65. Voc. sāmi “Sir” J. VI, 300; DhA. I, 20. f. sāminī J. V, 297; VvA. 225. See also suvāmin. — assāmin not ruling Miln. 253; Pv IV. 66.—2. husband PvA. 31 (sāmi, Voc. =“my lord”), 82.—f. sāminī wife Mhvs 5, 43; PvA. 82, 276.

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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

Śamin (शमिन्).—a.

1) Calm, tranquil, pacific.

2) One who has subdued his passions, self-controlled; भ्रमी कदम्बसंभिन्नः पवनः शमिनामपि (bhramī kadambasaṃbhinnaḥ pavanaḥ śamināmapi) Bhaṭṭikāvya 7.5; Mṛcchakaṭika 1.16.

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

Śamin (शमिन्).—mfn. (-mī-minī-mi) Pacific, tranquillized. E. śam to be tranquil, aff. ṇini .

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

Śamin (शमिन्).—i. e. śama + in, adj. Tranquil, tranquillised, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 16, 6.

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

Śamin (शमिन्).—[adjective] calm, tranquil.

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

1) Śamin (शमिन्):—[from śam] mfn. tranquil, pacific, incapable of any emotion, [Kāvya literature; Rājataraṅgiṇī] (cf. [Pāṇini 3-2, 141]; [Comparative degree] of f. śaminī-tarā or śamini-tarā, [Patañjali])

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Rājādhideva, [Harivaṃśa]

3) [v.s. ...] of a son of Sūra, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] of a son of Andhaka, [ib.]

5) Samin (समिन्):—m. Name of a son of Rājādhideva ([varia lectio] śamin), [Harivaṃśa]

6) Sāmin (सामिन्):—m. (?derivation) a person born under a [particular] constellation ([varia lectio] sāvin), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

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

Śamin (शमिन्):—[(mī-minī-mi) a.] Tranquil.

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

Śamin (शमिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Sami, Samia.

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Samin 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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