Abaddha, Ābaddha: 15 definitions

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Abaddha in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

abaddha : (adj.) unfettered; free; not bound. || ābaddha (pp. of ābandhati), bound to; fastened on to.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Abaddha, (a + baddha) not tied, unbound, unfettered Sn.39 (v. l. and Nd2 abandha; expld- by rajju-bandhan’ādisu yena kenaci abaddha SnA 83). (Page 58)

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Ābaddha, (pp. of ābandhati) tied, bound, bound up DA.I, 127; fig. bound to, attached to, in love with DhA.I, 88; PvA.82 (Tissāya °sineha); Sdhp.372 (sineh, °hadaya). (Page 102)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

abaddha (अबद्ध).—a (S) Unbound, unfettered, loose, free. 2 fig. Unconnected, irrelevant, rhapsodical--speech. 3 Lax, licentious, libertine, devious--conduct. 4 Used as s n A blunder or mistake.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abaddha (अबद्ध).—a.

1) At liberty; not bound or restrained.

2) Unmeaning, nonsensical, absurd, contradictory; e. g. यावज्जीवमहं मौनी ब्रह्मचारी च मे पिता । माता तु मम वन्ध्यासीदपुत्रश्च पितामहः (yāvajjīvamahaṃ maunī brahmacārī ca me pitā | mātā tu mama vandhyāsīdaputraśca pitāmahaḥ) || (contradictory); जरद्गवः कम्बल- पादुकाभ्यां द्वारि स्थितो गायति मङ्गलानि (jaradgavaḥ kambala- pādukābhyāṃ dvāri sthito gāyati maṅgalāni) (v. l. mattakāni) । तं ब्राह्मणी पृच्छति पुत्रकामा राजनगर्यां लवणस्य कोऽर्घः (| taṃ brāhmaṇī pṛcchati putrakāmā rājanagaryāṃ lavaṇasya ko'rghaḥ) || Rāyamukuta on Ak.

-ddhaḥ Improper, impossible thing; नापध्यायेन्न स्पृहयेन्नाबद्धंचिन्तयेदसत् (nāpadhyāyenna spṛhayennābaddhaṃcintayedasat) Mb.12.215.9.

See also (synonyms): abaddhaka.

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Ābaddha (आबद्ध).—p. p.

1) Bound, tied.

2) Fixed; स्यन्दनाबद्धदृष्टिषु (syandanābaddhadṛṣṭiṣu) R.1.4.

3) Formed, made; आबद्धमण्डला तापसपरिषद् (ābaddhamaṇḍalā tāpasapariṣad) K.49 sitting in a circle; आबद्धरेखमभितो रविमञ्जरीभिः (ābaddharekhamabhito ravimañjarībhiḥ) Gīt.11; Bk.3.3; Ki.5.33.

4) Obtained.

5) Hindered,

-ddham (-ddhaḥ also)

1) Binding, joining.

2) A yoke.

3) Ornament; Sāṅ. Gṛ. Sūtras 2.1.25.

4) Affection.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abaddha (अबद्ध).—mfn.

(-ddhaḥ-ddhā-ddhaṃ) Unmeaning or nonsensical discourse. 2. Unbound, at liberty. E. a neg. baddha bound, connected.

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Ābaddha (आबद्ध).—mfn.

(-ddhaḥ-ddhā-ddhaṃ) Tied, bound. m.

(-ddhaḥ) 1. A binding. 2. A yoke. 3. Ornament. 4. Affection. E. āṅ before bandha to bind, affix kta.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abaddha (अबद्ध).—[adjective] untied, unconnected, nonsensical.

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Ābaddha (आबद्ध).—[adjective] bound, joined, fixed; caused, got, manifested ([especially] °—).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Abaddha (अबद्ध):—[=a-baddha] mfn. unbound, unrestrained, at liberty, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] unmeaning, nonsensical, [Nalopākhyāna]

3) [v.s. ...] not yet appeared or visible, [Raghuvaṃśa xviii, 47].

4) Ābaddha (आबद्ध):—[=ā-baddha] [from ā-bandh] mfn. tied on, bound

5) [v.s. ...] joined

6) [v.s. ...] fixed, effected, produced, shown (cf. the comps.)

7) [v.s. ...] m. affection, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [v.s. ...] n. binding fastly, a binding, a yoke, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

9) [v.s. ...] an ornament, cloth, [Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra ii, 1, 25] ([cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] as, m.)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abaddha (अबद्ध):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-ddhaḥ-ddhā-ddham) 1) Unbound, not re-strained.

2) Unmeaning, nonsensical, as speech (Halāy.: …avispaṣṭamabaddhaṃ viyutārthakam); Rāyamukuṭa on the Amarak. has an instance to show what kind of unmeaning speech is intended by the word: yathā . jaradgavaḥ kambalapādukābhyāṃ dvāri sthito gāyati maṅgalāni . brāhmaṇī pṛcchati putrakāmā rājanagaryāṃ lavaṇasya korgha iti. Also abaddhaka (or abandhaka?) and avadhya. E. a neg. and baddha.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Abaddha (अबद्ध):—[a-baddha] (ddhaḥ-ddhā-ddhaṃ) a. Unmeaning.

2) Ābaddha (आबद्ध):—[ā-baddha] (ddhaḥ-ddhā-ddhaṃ) p. Bound fast. m. Bond; yoke; affection.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ābaddha (आबद्ध) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ābaddha.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Abaddha (अबद्ध) [Also spelled abaddh]:—(a) varied; not in bondage, free.

2) Ābaddha (आबद्ध) [Also spelled abaddh]:—(a) bound. tied up; —[karanā] to bind.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Ābaddha (आबद्ध) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Ābaddha.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Abaddha (ಅಬದ್ಧ):—

1) [adjective] not bound; unrestrained; not under the control of some other person or some arbitrary power.

2) [adjective] having no meaning; senseless.

3) [adjective] lacking order, harmony, agreement, compatibility or appropriateness.

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Abaddha (ಅಬದ್ಧ):—

1) [noun] that which is not right or not just, proper, correct, etc.

2) [noun] a false statement or action, esp. one made with intent to deceive;3) [noun] ಅಬದ್ಧಕ್ಕೆ ಅಪ್ಪಣೆಯೇ ಅಂದರೆ, ಬಾಯಿಗೆ ಬಂದಹಾಗೆ [abaddhakke appaneye amdare, bayige bamdahage] addhakke appaṇeye andare bāyige banda hāge (prov.) no law for telling lies.

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Ābaddha (ಆಬದ್ಧ):—[adjective] tied; bound; confined; fettered.

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Ābaddha (ಆಬದ್ಧ):—[noun] he who is tied with, confined to or bound by.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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