Vajrin: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vajrin (वज्रिन्).—m.

1) Name of Indra; ननु वज्रिण एव वीर्यमेतद्विजयन्ते द्विषतो यदस्य पक्ष्याः (nanu vajriṇa eva vīryametadvijayante dviṣato yadasya pakṣyāḥ) V.1.15; R.9.24.

2) An owl.

3) A Buddha saint.

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

Vajrin (वज्रिन्).—m. (-jrī) 1. Indra. 2. A Jaina deified saint. 3. A buffalo. 4. An owl. E. vajra the thunder-bolt, ini aff.

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

Vajrin (वज्रिन्).—i. e. vajra + in, m. Indra, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 5.

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

Vajrin (वज्रिन्).—[adjective] armed with the thunderbolt, [Epithet] of Indra.

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

1) Vajrin (वज्रिन्):—[from vaj] mf(iṇī)n. holding or wielding a thunderbolt (said of various gods), [Ṛg-veda; Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] containing the word vajra, [Pañcaviṃśa-brāhmaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] m. ‘thunderer’, Name of Indra, [ib.; Mahābhārata] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] a Buddha or Jaina deified saint, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] one of the Viśve Devāḥ, [Mahābhārata]

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

Vajrin (वज्रिन्):—(jrī) 5. m. Indra; Jaina sage; a buffalo.

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

Vajrin (वज्रिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Bajji.

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