Vinam, Vi-nam: 4 definitions


Vinam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vinam (विनम्).—bow, bend ([intransitive]); [Causative] the same [transitive] sam bow, bend, humble one’s self, submit to ([dative], [genetive], or [accusative]); [Middle] yield or conform one’s self to, obey ([dative]); make straight or right. arrange, prepare (A.[Middle]). [Causative] bend down, make sink, change, arrange, prepare, accomplish. — Cf. a/panata, abhyunnata ([additions]), avanata, ā/nata, unnata/, u/panata, nirṇata, pariṇata, praṇata, pronnata, vinata, sa/nata samabhyunnata, samunnata.

Vinam is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vi and nam (नम्).

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

Vinam (विनम्):—[=vi-√nam] [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -namati, te, to bend down, bow down, stoop, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.:

—[Causal] -nāmayati, or -namayati ([indeclinable participle] -nāmya and -namayya), to bend down, incline, bend (a bow), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa] ;

— (in gram.) to cerebralize or change into a cerebral letter (cf. -nāmita).

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

Vinam (विनम्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Rāṇa, Vāṇa, Viṇama.

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vinaṃ (ವಿನಂ):—[adverb] upto today; till now; so far.

context information

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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