Viman: 5 definitions


Viman means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viman (विमन्).—Caus. To disrespect, dishonour, insult; त्वया नाम मुनिर्विमान्यः (tvayā nāma munirvimānyaḥ) Ś.5.2; स्त्रीभिर्विमानितानां कापुरुषाणां विवर्धते मदनः (strībhirvimānitānāṃ kāpuruṣāṇāṃ vivardhate madanaḥ) Mṛcchakaṭika 8.9.

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

Viman (विमन्).—distinguish. [Causative] disgrace, disregard, slighten.

Viman is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vi and man (मन्).

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

Viman (विमन्):—[=vi-√man] (only r. [plural] pr. [Ātmanepada] -manmahe), to distinguish, [Ṛg-veda x, 92, 3] :—[Causal] -mānayati to dishonour, slight, treat with disrespect, [Saṃhitā-upaniṣad-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]

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

Viman (विमन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vimanna.

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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

1) Viman in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) downcast, dejected, out of sorts..—viman (विमन) is alternatively transliterated as Vimana.

2) Viman in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) an aeroplane, aircraft, airliner; -[kshetra] airfield; aerodrome; -[calana] aviation; -[calaka] a pilot; ~[na] aviation; -[pattana] airport; -[paricarika] airhostess; ~[vahaka] aircraft-carrier; ~[vahita] airborne; -[vijnana] aeronautics; ~[vaijnanika] aeronautical..—viman (विमान) is alternatively transliterated as Vimāna.

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