Samskarahina, Saṃskārahīna, Samskara-hina: 6 definitions


Samskarahina means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samskarahina in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

saṃskārahīna (संस्कारहीन).—a (S) Of whom (a Brahman, Kshatriya &c.) the usual initiatory ceremonies, or the ceremonies necessary to purification, have not been observed.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samskarahina in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃskārahīna (संस्कारहीन).—a. (a person of one of the three higher castes) over whom the purificatory ceremonies, particularly the threadceremony, have not been performed and who therefore becomes a Vrātya or outcast; cf. व्रात्य (vrātya).

Saṃskārahīna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms saṃskāra and hīna (हीन). See also (synonyms): saṃskārarahita, saṃskāravarjita.

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

Saṃskārahīna (संस्कारहीन).—m.

(-naḥ) A man of the three first classes, who has not been invested with the mystic thread, and who has not received the other ceremonies necessary to purification. E. saṃskāra a rite, &c., hīna lost.

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

1) Saṃskārahīna (संस्कारहीन):—[=saṃ-skāra-hīna] [from saṃ-skāra > saṃs-kṛ] mfn. without purificatory rites

2) [v.s. ...] m. a man of one of the three classes who has not been a recipient of initiation with the sacred thread or of the other purificatory ceremonies (and hence becomes an outcaste), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Saṃskārahīna (संस्कारहीन):—[saṃskāra-hīna] (naḥ) 1. m. Idem

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samskarahina in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃskārahīna (ಸಂಸ್ಕಾರಹೀನ):—

1) [adjective] not having developed, improved or refined intellect, emotions, interests, manners or taste.

2) [adjective] not in conformity with human qualities; uncultured; barbarous.

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Saṃskārahīna (ಸಂಸ್ಕಾರಹೀನ):—

1) [noun] an uncultured, uncivilised, barbarous man.

2) [noun] a man who has not undergone religious purification.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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