पण्डित

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पण्डित (paṇḍita).

Adjective[edit]

पण्डित (paṇḍit?

  1. learned, wise, shrewd, clever, skillful in, conversant with

Noun[edit]

पण्डित (paṇḍitm

  1. scholar, learned man, teacher, philosopher, pandit

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to some, for स्पन्दित (spandita).

Adjective[edit]

पण्डित (paṇḍitá)

  1. learned, wise, shrewd, clever, skilful in, conversant with (+locative or compound)

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Noun[edit]

पण्डित (paṇḍitám

  1. scholar, a learned man, teacher, philosopher, pundit
  2. a Hindu Brahmin who has memorized a substantial portion of the Vedas, along with the corresponding rhythms and melodies for chanting or singing them; a pundit
  3. incense

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0580