Sevin: 9 definitions


Sevin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Pali-English dictionary

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

Sevin, (adj.) (fr. sev) serving, practising Sn. 749; It. 54. See vipakkha°. (Page 724)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sevin (सेविन्).—a.

1) Serving, worhipping.

2) Following, using.

3) Inhabiting, dwelling.

4) Having sexual intercourse with.

5) Addicted to, fond of. -m. A servant.

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

Sevin (सेविन्).—mfn. (-vī-vinī-vi) 1. Serving, obeying. 2. Pursuing, practising, using. 3. Dwelling. m. (-vī) A servant. E. ṣev to serve, ṇini aff.

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

Sevin (सेविन्).—[sev + in], adj. 1. Pursuing, practising. 2. Serving. 3. Honouring, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 38. 4. Dwelling, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 64, 1.

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

Sevin (सेविन्).—[adjective] serving, following, revering, inhabiting, enjoying carnally, practising, using, employing.

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

1) Sevin (सेविन्):—[from sev] mfn. (only ifc.) going or resorting to, frequenting, inhabiting, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] attending on, serving, a servant, [Kālidāsa; Kirātārjunīya; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

3) [v.s. ...] honouring, revering, deferential to, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] having sexual intercourse with, [Subhāṣitāvali]

5) [v.s. ...] addicted to, fond of, enjoying, practising, employing, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]

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

Sevin (सेविन्):—[(vī-vinī-vi) a.] Serving.

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

Sevin (सेविन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sevi.

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Sevin in German

context information

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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