(variously derived fr. an , to breathe ; at , to move ; vā , to blow ; cf. tmán) the breath RV.
|(H1) ātmán [p= 135,1] [L=23455]||m.|
RV. AV. &c
|[L=23456]||the soul , principle of life and sensation |
e.g. ātmán (Ved. loc.) dhatte , or karoti , " he places in himself " , makes his own TS. v S3Br. ; ātmanā akarot , " he did it himself " Ka1d. ; ātmanā vi- √yuj , " to lose one's life " Mn. vii , 46 ; ātman in the sg. is used as reflexive pronoun for all three persons and all three genders e.g. ātmānaṃ sā hanti , " she strikes herself " ; putram ātmanaḥ spṛṣṭvā nipetatuḥ , " they two having touched their son fell down " R. ii , 64 , 28 ; see also below s.v. ātmanā ]
|[L=23457]||the individual soul , self , abstract individual [|
ifc. e.g. karmā*tman , &c ) RV. x , 97 , 11 , &c
|[L=23463]||essence , nature , character , peculiarity (often |
|[L=23464]||the person or whole body considered as one and opposed to the separate members of the body |
Ragh. i , 14 Ra1matUp.
|[L=23465]||the body |
ifc.) " the understanding , intellect , mind " » naṣṭā*tman , mandā*°
brahma (cf. paramā*tman) AV. x , 8 , 44 VS. xxxii , 11 S3Br. xiv , &c
|[L=23467]||the highest personal principle of life , |
= dhṛti) firmness L.
|[L=23470]||the sun |
L. ; [Old Germ. a1tum ; Angl.Sax. oedhm ; Mod. Germ. Athem , Odem ; Gk. ἀϋτμήν , (?).]
|[L=23472]||a son |