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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Sanskrit अहंकार (ahaṃkāra)

NounEdit

अहंकार (transliteration neededm

  1. pride

PaliEdit

SanskritEdit

NounEdit

अहंकार (ahaṃkāram

  1. conception of one's individuality, self-consciousness.
  2. the making of self, thinking of self, egotism.
  3. pride, haughtiness.
  4. (philosophy) the third of the eight producers or sources of creation, viz. the conceit or conception of individuality, individualization.

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899.