Samnidhanin, aka: Saṃnidhānin; 1 Definition(s)


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Saṃnidhānin (संनिधानिन्).—(?) , adj. (Sanskrit °na plus -in), in Divy 556.4 acc. to Index social (which is not clear to me), acc. to pw 7.380 ‘etwa Güter sammelnd’ (compare saṃnidhi), perh. rightly: (na mama pratirūpaṃ syād yad ahaṃ…) gṛhī agāram adhyāvaseyaṃ °dhānī kālaparibhogena vā kāmān (sc. in heaven, as had been suggested to him) paribhuñjīyaṃ. In accordance with the usual meaning of Sanskrit saṃnidhāna, perh. staying in the neighborhood, living in the same vicinity (as at present)?

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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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. 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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