Yathakamin, Yathākāmin, Yatha-kamin: 6 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yathākāmin (यथाकामिन्).—a. free, unrestrained.

Yathākāmin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yathā and kāmin (कामिन्).

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

Yathākāmin (यथाकामिन्).—mfn. (-mī-minī-mi) Wilful, independent, uncontrolled, following one’s own inclinations. E. yathā as, according to, kāma desire, ini aff.

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

Yathākāmin (यथाकामिन्):—[=yathā-kāmin] [from yathā > ya-tama] mfn. acting acc° to will or pleasure (mi-tva n.), [Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra; Śaṃkarācārya on Aitareya-upaniṣad; Yājñavalkya]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Yathākāmin (यथाकामिन्):—(ya + kā) adj. nach Belieben verfahrend [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 355.] [Halāyudha 2, 224.] [Śāṅkhāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 1, 3, 7. 6, 6, 40.] [Pāraskara’s Gṛhyasūtrāṇi 1, 11.] [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 1, 81.]

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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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