Yamini, Yāminī, Yāmiṉi: 23 definitions


Yamini means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, 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.

Yamini has 21 English definitions available.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Yāminī (यामिनी):—(von 3. yāma 1, c) f.

1) Nacht [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 3, 4.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 142.] [Halāyudha 1, 107.] [Mahābhārata 12, 1896.] [Rāmāyaṇa 6, 14, 24.] [Suśruta 2, 154, 1.] [Raghuvaṃśa 15, 13. 17, 1. 19, 39.] [Spr. 1928. 2475. 3713.] [Kirātārjunīya 5, 44.] [Gītagovinda 7, 6. 8, 1.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 3, 67. 25, 92. 54, 206. 55, 193. 56, 31.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 3, 178. 4, 379. 6, 77.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 6, 5, 33.] [Daśakumāracarita] in [Benfey’ Chrestomathie aus Sanskritwerken 188, 8.] Vgl. darśa . —

2) Nomen proprium a) einer Tochter Prahlāda’s [Kathāsaritsāgara 46, 22.] — b) der Gattin Tārkṣa’s und Mutter der Śalabha [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 6, 6, 21.]

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

Yaminī (यमिनी):—Adj. f. Zwillinge werfend.

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Yāminī (यामिनी):—f.

1) Nacht.

2) Nomen proprium — a) einer Tochter Prahlāda's. — b) der Gattin Tārkṣa's.

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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