Vaimanasya: 12 definitions


Vaimanasya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Vaimanasy.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Vaimanasya (वैमनस्य, “depression”) refers to one of the four causes of “jealousy” (īrṣya), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 24.

Accordingly, “depression (vaimanasya) arises from seeing the beloved one walking lazily due to sleepiness and lassitude, and discovering signs of his union with another woman and fresh wounds received from the latter. A women should represent this with an intensely jealous face, great trembling of lips due to anger, and utterance of words like ‘it is good,’ ‘it is nice’ and ‘it is beautiful’”.

Natyashastra book cover
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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vaimanasya (वैमनस्य).—n S corruptly vaimanasva n Sadness, sorrowfulness, dejectedness: also perplexedness or distractedness; mental derangement or disturbance in general. 2 Hostility of feeling towards.

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

vaimanasya (वैमनस्य).—n Hostility of feeling towards; sadness.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaimanasya (वैमनस्य).—

1) Distraction of mind, mental depression, sorrow, sadness; Ś.6.

2) Sickness.

Derivable forms: vaimanasyam (वैमनस्यम्).

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

Vaimanasya (वैमनस्य).—n.

(-syaṃ) 1. Mental distraction. 2. Sickness.

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

Vaimanasya (वैमनस्य).—i. e. vi-manas + ya, n. Sadness, heart-break, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 79, 23.

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

Vaimanasya (वैमनस्य).—[neuter] dejectedness, uneasiness.

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

1) Vaimanasya (वैमनस्य):—n. ([from] vi-manas) dejection, depression, melancholy (also [plural]), [Atharva-veda; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) sickness, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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

Vaimanasya (वैमनस्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vemaṇassa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vaimanasya 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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vaimanasya (वैमनस्य) [Also spelled vaimanasy]:—(nm) rancour, malice; hostility, enmity.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vaimanasya (ವೈಮನಸ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] extreme sorrow; great affliction.

2) [noun] a feeling of strong dislike, ill will; enmity; animosity.

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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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