Samnati, Saṃnati: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃnati (संनति).—f.

1) Obeisance, respectful salutation, reverence; ये च दिग्विजये तस्य संनतिं न ययुर्नृपाः (ye ca digvijaye tasya saṃnatiṃ na yayurnṛpāḥ) Bhāgavata 1.7.24.

2) Stooping posture, crouching.

3) Humility.

4) A kind of sacrifice.

5) A sound, noise.

Derivable forms: saṃnatiḥ (संनतिः).

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

Saṃnati (संनति).—i. e. sam-nam + ti, f. 1. Reverence, reverential salutation. 2. Humility, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 46, 9. 3. Sound.

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

Saṃnati (संनति).—[feminine] depression (lit. & [figuratively]), humility, modesty, kindness, favour, complaisance.

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

1) Saṃnati (संनति):—[=saṃ-nati] [from saṃ-nam] f. bending down, depression, lowness, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

2) [v.s. ...] inclination, leaning towards, favour, complaisance towards ([genitive case]), [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of verses expressing favour or respect (e.g. [Atharva-veda iv, 39, 1]), [Kauśika-sūtra]

4) [v.s. ...] subjection or submission to, humility towards ([locative case]), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] Humility personified (as a daughter of Devala and wife of Brahma-datta or as a daughter of Dakṣa and wife of Kratu), [Harivaṃśa; Purāṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] diminishing, lightening (of a burden), [Harivaṃśa]

7) [v.s. ...] sound, noise, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Su-mati, [Harivaṃśa]

9) [v.s. ...] of a son of Alarka, [ib.]

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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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