Sannihita, Saṃnihita, Samnihita: 16 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Sannihit.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

1) Saṃnihita (संनिहित).—Present by implication; taken as granted; cf. अपि च ऋकारग्रहणे लृकारग्रहणं संनिहितं भवति (api ca ṛkāragrahaṇe lṛkāragrahaṇaṃ saṃnihitaṃ bhavati) M. Bh. on P. I. 1.9. Vart. 5;

2) Saṃnihita.—Nearby, at hand; cf. इह सर्वेषु साधनेषु संनिहितेषु कदाचित् पचतीत्येतद् भवति, कदाचिन्न भवति । (iha sarveṣu sādhaneṣu saṃnihiteṣu kadācit pacatītyetad bhavati, kadācinna bhavati |) M. Bh. on I. 3.1. Vart. 2; I. 4.23 Vart. 15.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Sannihita in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Sannihita (सन्निहित).—An Agni (fire). This agni creates the power of activity inside the living things. It is mentioned in Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 221, Stanza 19, that this fire was the third son of Manu.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra

Sannihita (सन्निहित) and Samāna are the two Indras of the Aprajñaptika class Vyantaras living in the first 100 yojanas of the Ratnaprabhā-earth in the “lower world” (adhaloka), according to chapter 2.2 [ajitanātha-caritra] of Hemacandra’s 11th century Triṣaṣṭiśalākāpuruṣacaritra: an ancient Sanskrit epic poem narrating the history and legends of sixty-three illustrious persons in Jainism.

Accordingly: “[...] In the first 100 yojanas of Ratnaprabhā, with the exception of 10 above and 10 below, i.e., in 80 yojanas, there are 8 classes of Vyantaras: [viz., the Aprajñaptikas, ...] The two Indras in these classes are respectively: [viz., Sannihita and Samāna;...]”.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sannihita in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sannihita : (pp.) put down; placed; arranged well.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Sannihita, (saṃ+nihita; cp. sannidhi) 1. put down, placed Miln. 326.—2. stored up Th. 2, 409; ThA. 267. (Page 679)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

sannihita (सन्निहित).—a S Near, nigh, close, proximate.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

sannihita (सन्निहित).—n Near, close.

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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»] — Sannihita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃnihita (संनिहित).—p. p.

1) Placed near, lying close, near, contiguous, neighbouring; Ś.4.

2) Close, proximate, at hand; न पपात संनिहितपक्तिसुरभिषु फलेषु मानसम् (na papāta saṃnihitapaktisurabhiṣu phaleṣu mānasam) Kirātārjunīya 12.4.

3) Present; अपि संनिहितोऽत्र कुलपतिः (api saṃnihito'tra kulapatiḥ) Ś.1; हृदयसंनिहिते (hṛdayasaṃnihite) 3.19.

4) Fixed, placed, deposited.

5) Prepared, ready; Mu.1.

6) Staying or being in.

-tam Proximity, vicinity.

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

Sannihita (सन्निहित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Near, proximate, at hand, present. 2. Staying, being. 3. Deposited, fixed, laid up. 4. Ready, prepared. E. sam together, nihita placed.

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

Saṃnihita (संनिहित).—[adjective] placed near or together, present, at hand, fixed or situated in (—°).

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

1) Saṃnihita (संनिहित):—[=saṃ-nihita] [from saṃni-dhā] mfn. deposited together or near, contiguous, proximate, present, close, near, at hand, [Muṇḍaka-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] deposited, fixed, laid up (See hṛdaya-s)

3) [v.s. ...] prepared to, ready for ([dative case]), [Śakuntalā]

4) [v.s. ...] staying, being, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] m. a [particular] Agni, [Mahābhārata]

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

Sannihita (सन्निहित):—[sanni-hita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Near, proximate; staying.

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

Saṃnihita (संनिहित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Saṃṇihia, Saṃnihia.

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Sannihita in German

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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

[«previous next»] — Sannihita in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sannihita (सन्निहित) [Also spelled sannihit]:—(a) implied; vested; lying within.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Sannihita (ಸನ್ನಿಹಿತ):—

1) [adjective] close; near; proximate; contiguous.

2) [adjective] about or likely to happen.

3) [adjective] prepared; ready or made ready.

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Sannihita (ಸನ್ನಿಹಿತ):—

1) [noun] proximity; closeness.

2) [noun] a close, intimate man.

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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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