Tushnim, Tūṣṇīm: 11 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Tūṣṇīm can be transliterated into English as Tusnim or Tushnim, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Tūṣṇīm (तूष्णीम्) (Cf. Tūṣṇī) refers to “(becoming) quiet”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.24 (“Śiva consents to marry Pārvatī”).—Accordingly, after Śiva spoke to Viṣṇu and others: “After saying thus, the bull-bannered lord Śiva expressed the wish that Brahmā, Viṣṇu, the gods and the sages, should speak. Śiva became quiet [i.e., tūṣṇīm-bhūta] after resorting to meditation again. Śiva, as before, was surrounded by His Gaṇas. [...]

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tūṣṇīm (तूष्णीम्).—ad S Silently or still; without speaking or moving. 2 Merely, simply, idly, without any particular purpose or object. 3 Used as sn A very little quantity.

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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

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

Tūṣṇīm (तूष्णीम्) or Tūṣṇī.—indeclinable (Sanskrit tūṣṇīm only, even in composition, except once Lex. tūṣṇī-śīla; but Pali tuṇhī lacking nasal, as separate word, and in tuṇhī-bhāva, bhūta), as adv., in silence, silently: °ṇīṃ ca so āsi Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 191.4 (verse); °ṇī pavane vaseyaṃ Lalitavistara 393.2 (verse); °ṇī vyavasthi- taḥ Divyāvadāna 7.17 f.; 8.16 f.; adhivāsya bhagavāṃs tūṣṇī… vyavasthitaḥ Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 6.15 (verse); in Divyāvadāna and Avadāna-śataka often in lieu of tūṣṇīṃbabhūva, fell silent, no verb form being expressed; especially in the formula…kathayā saṃdarśya samādāpya samuttejya saṃpraharṣya tūṣṇīm Divyāvadāna 80.20; 89.11; 91.18; 189.8; 283.13; 310.6; 506.15, et alibi; Avadāna-śataka i.63.9; 290.9; ii.89.11; also, āyusmān Ānandas tūṣṇīm Divyāvadāna 201.12, 20—21; evam ukte Rāṣṭrapālo gṛhapatiputras tūṣṇīm Avadāna-śataka ii.119.13; tūṣṇībhāva (= Pali tuṇhī°), silence, Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 167.9; Lalitavistara 6.2, 3, 20; 392.19; 394.20 (verse, °ṣṇi° m.c.); 416.13; Mahāvastu iii.255.4; 257.2, 3 (in 3 °ṇīṃ° but v.l. °ṇī°); 271.17; Divyāvadāna 20.1; tūṣṇībhūto (= Pali tuṇhī°) Mahāvastu iii.314.7; °bhutāḥ (m.c.) Lalitavistara 421.17 (verse).

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

Tūṣṇīm (तूष्णीम्).—ind. Silent, silently. E. tuṣ to please or be pleased, affix nīm, and u made long.

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

Tūṣṇīm (तूष्णीम्).—i. e. tuṣ + na + ī + m, adv. Silently, Mahābhārata 12, 3839; [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8. 147.

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

Tūṣṇīm (तूष्णीम्).—[adverb] silently, still; [with] bhū be silent.

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

1) Tūṣṇīṃ (तूष्णीं):—for ṇīm.

2) Tūṣṇīm (तूष्णीम्):—[from tūṣṇīka > tūṣṇīṃ] ind. ([gana] svar-ādi) silently, quietly, [Ṛg-veda ii, 43, 3; Taittirīya-saṃhitā] etc. (for ṇīṃ babhūva, ‘became silent’ [Divyāvadāna])

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

Tūṣṇīm (तूष्णीम्):—adv. Idem.

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

Tūṣṇīm (तूष्णीम्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Tuṇhi, Tusiṇī.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tushnim 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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