Samir, Samīr: 3 definitions


Samir 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

Samīr (समीर्).—caus.

1) To shake, move, agitate, stir up, set in motion.

2) To excite, rouse.

3) (a) To send forth, emit. (b) To speak, utter; पुराणस्य कवेस्तस्य चतु- र्मुखसमीरिता (purāṇasya kavestasya catu- rmukhasamīritā) Kumārasambhava 2.17.

4) To cast, throw, toss.

5) To raise or lift up.

6) To accomplish, bring about

7) To bestow on, endow with.

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

Samīr (समीर्):—[=sam-√īr] (only [imperfect tense] airat), to join together, bring about, create, [Ṛg-veda];

—to effect, promote, [ib.] :—[Causal] īrayati, te, to cause to move, set in motion, impel, agitate, urge on, send forth, [Ṛg-veda; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; Bhaṭṭi-kāvya];

—to bring about, accomplish, produce, create, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda];

—to reanimate, revive, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa];

—to confer, bestow, endow with, [Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

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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

Samir in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) air, breeze; ~[na] air, breeze..—samir (समीर) is alternatively transliterated as Samīra.

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