Vin, Vīṇ: 3 definitions


Vin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Tamil. 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vin (विन्).—tad. affix (विनी (vinī)) in the sense of possession applied to the words तपस्, सहस्र, ऊर्जस्, माया, मेधा, स्रज् (tapas, sahasra, ūrjas, māyā, medhā, sraj) and words ending in अस् (as), as also wherever it is seen (बहुलं (bahulaṃ)) in Vedic literature; e. g. तपस्विन्, ऊर्जस्विन्, मायाविन्, स्रग्विन्, पयस्विन् (tapasvin, ūrjasvin, māyāvin, sragvin, payasvin) etc.; cf. P. V. 2.102, 114, 121, 122.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Viṇ (विण्):—[from viṣ] in [compound] for 3. viṣ.

2) Vīn (वीन्):—(vi-√in, or inv) [Parasmaipada] vīnoti, to drive away, scatter, disperse, [Ṛg-veda];

2) —to send forth in various ways, bestow, [ib.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Vin 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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