Vahin, Vāhin: 10 definitions


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Pali-English dictionary

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

Vāhin, (adj. -n.) (fr. vāha) carrying, conveying J. VI, 125 (haya° running by means of horses, i.e. drawn by horses); also as poetical expression for “horse” J. VI, 252 (=sindhava C.). The reading vāhin at Mhvs 22, 52 is given as v. l. for T. vājin in P. T. S. ed.—f. vāhinī, an army J. III, 77 (miga°; explained as “aneka-sahassa-saṅkhā migasenā”); VI, 581. (Page 611)

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vāhin (वाहिन्).—a. [vah-ṇini] Bearing, carrying; स्पर्शं वेत्ति च वाहिना (sparśaṃ vetti ca vāhinā) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.184.26. -m. A chariot.

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

Vahin (वहिन्).—mfn. (-hī-hinī-hi) Bearing, conveying. f. (-nī) A boat, a vessel. E. vas to bear, ṇini aff.

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Vāhin (वाहिन्).—mfn. (-hī-hinī-hi) Bearing, carrying. m. (-hī) A chariot. E. vaha to bear, ṇini aff.

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

Vāhin (वाहिन्).—i. e. vah and vāha, + in, I. adj. (at the end of comp. words), Bearing, [Pañcatantra] 79, 16; carrying, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 57. Ii. f. . 1. An army, [Hitopadeśa] iii. [distich] 125. 2. A body of forces, consisting of 81 elephants, 81 cars, 243 horse, and 405 foot. 3. A river, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 66, 26, ed. Seramp.

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

Vahin (वहिन्).—[adjective] = vahala.

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Vāhin (वाहिन्).—[adjective] moving on (carriage); drawing, carrying, bringing, having, flowing or running towards (—°). [masculine] waggon, chariot; [feminine] vāhinī army or a cert. division of an army, river.

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

1) Vahin (वहिन्):—[from vah] mfn. bearing the yoke, drawing well, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; ???]

2) [v.s. ...] m. an ox, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Vāhin (वाहिन्):—[from vāh] mfn. conveying along, driving along (as a car), [Mahābhārata]

4) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) drawing, [Rāmāyaṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] flowing, streaming, [Harivaṃśa; Purāṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

6) [v.s. ...] causing to flow, shedding, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

7) [v.s. ...] bearing along (said of rivers), [ib.]

8) [v.s. ...] wafting (said of the wind), [ib.]

9) [v.s. ...] bringing, causing, producing, effecting, [Harivaṃśa; Kathāsaritsāgara; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

10) [v.s. ...] carrying, bearing, wearing, having, possessing, [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara; Rājataraṅgiṇī]

11) [v.s. ...] undergoing, performing, practising, [Mahābhārata]

12) [v.s. ...] m. a chariot, [Mahābhārata]

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

1) Vahin (वहिन्):—[(hī-hinī-hi) a.] Bearing. f. A boat.

2) Vāhin (वाहिन्):—[(hī-hinī-hi) a.] Carrying. f. An army; a river.

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

Vāhin (वाहिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vāhi.

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Vahin 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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vahin in Hindi refers in English to:—(ind) there itself, at that very place/point, on the spot; ibid; —[ke vahim] there itself, there and then; on the spot..—vahin (वहीं) is alternatively transliterated as Vahīṃ.

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