सामन्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From root सनति (sanati, to gain, acquire).

Noun[edit]

सामन् (sā́mann

  1. acquisition, possession, property, wealth, abundance

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably connected with सान्त्वयति (sāntvayati, to console, comfort, soothe); according to some from सनति (sanati, to gain, acquire).

Noun[edit]

सामन् (sā́mann, m

  1. calming, tranquillizing, (especially) kind or gentle words for winning an adversary, conciliation, negotiation (one of the 4 उपाय (upāyas) or means of success against an enemy, the other 3 being दान (dāna), भेद (bheda), and दण्ड (daṇḍa))
  2. (in the beginning of a compound or instrumental singular and plural) "by friendly means or in a friendly way, willingly, voluntarily"

Etymology 3[edit]

Of doubtful derivation; according to Uṇādi-sūtra, IV, 152 from root स्यति (syati) as "destroying sin"; in Yāska's Nirukta apparently connected with सम्मित (sammita); by others derived from सनति (sanati), सान्त्वयति (sāntvayati), and perhaps not to be separated from the first and second etymology.

Noun[edit]

सामन् (sā́mann

  1. any song or tune (sacred or profane, also the hum of bees)
  2. the faculty of uttering sounds