Samindh: 3 definitions


Samindh means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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

Samindh (समिन्ध्).—7 Ā.

1) To kindle, light up, ignite.

2) To excite, inflame, kindle (anger &c.)

3) To glorify.

4) To exhibit (skill). -Pass. To catch or take fire.

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

Samindh (समिन्ध्):—[=sam-√indh] [Ātmanepada] -inddhe, or -indhe (once in [Brāhmaṇa 3.] [plural] [imperfect tense] -aindhan; cf. [Nirukta, by Yāska x, 8]; [Vedic or Veda] [infinitive mood] -idham and -idhe),

—to set fire to, set alight, light up, kindle, ignite, inflame ([literally] and [figuratively]), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti];

—to take fire, [Ṛg-veda vii, 8, 1];

—to swell, increase, exhibit, show, betray. (skill), [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya] :

—[Passive voice] -idhyate, to be kindled, take fire, break out into flame, [Ṛg-veda]; etc.

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

Samindh (समिन्ध्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Samijjhā.

context information

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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