Vinama, Vināma: 8 definitions


Vinama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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

Vināma (विनाम).—Cerebralization; cf. the word नति (nati); the word was used in ancient grammar works in the sense of णत्व (ṇatva) (change of न् (n) into ण् ()); cf. अग्रहणं चेन्नुङ्विधिलादेशविनामेषु ऋकारग्रहणम् (agrahaṇaṃ cennuṅvidhilādeśavināmeṣu ṛkāragrahaṇam); M. Bh. on P.VIII.4.1 Vart. 2.

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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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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Vināma (विनाम):—Bending of the body

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vināma : (m.) bending the body or limbs.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Vināma, (m.) & Vināmana (nt.) (fr. vināmeti) bending Miln. 352 (°na); VbhA. 272 (kāya-vināmanā, bending the body for the purpose of getting up; in explanation of vijambhikā); Dhtp 208. (Page 624)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vināma (विनाम).—(In gram.)

1) Change into a lingual or cerebral letter, the substitution of ष् () for स् (s) and ण् () for न् (n).

2) Crookedness (of the body).

Derivable forms: vināmaḥ (विनामः).

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

1) Vināma (विनाम):—[=vi-nāma] [from vi-nam] m. crookedness (of the body, caused by pain), [Bhāvaprakāśa; Caraka] (also maka m. mikā f.)

2) [v.s. ...] conversion into a cerebral letter, the substitution of for s and for n, [Prātiśākhya]

[Sanskrit to German]

Vinama 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Viṇama (विणम) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Vinam.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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