Pushpin, Puṣpin: 8 definitions


Pushpin 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.

Pushpin has 6 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Puṣpin can be transliterated into English as Puspin or Pushpin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Puṣpin (पुष्पिन्):—(von puṣpa) adj.

1) Blüthen tragend, blühend [Ṛgveda 2, 13, 7. 10, 97, 15. 142, 8.] [Aitareyabrāhmaṇa 7, 15.] [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 1, 47.] [Mahābhārata 4, 1773.] blumenreich in übertr. Bed.: giraḥ śrutāyāḥ puṣpiṇyā madhugandhena bhūriṇā [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 4, 2, 25.] —

2) f. menstruirend [SAṂSK. K.4,a,2.]

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Puṣpin (पुष्पिन्):—

2) nach Begattung verlangend: gāvo mṛgāḥ khagā nāryaḥ puṣpiṇyaḥ śaradābhavan [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 10, 20, 46.] = garbhiṇyaḥ [Scholiast]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Puṣpin (पुष्पिन्):—Adj. —

1) Blüthen tragend , blühend [Indische sprüche 7760.] —

2) blüthenreich in übertr. Bed. von einer Rede. —

3) f. — a) menstruirend [Indische sprüche 7760.] — b) nach Begattung verlangend.

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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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