Abahvakshara, Abahvakṣara, Abahv-akshara: 2 definitions



Abahvakshara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Abahvakṣara can be transliterated into English as Abahvaksara or Abahvakshara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Abahvakshara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abahvakṣara (अबह्वक्षर):—[=abahv-akṣara] [from a-bahu] mfn. having not many (id est. not more than two) syllables, [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya]

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

Abahvakṣara (अबह्वक्षर):—[bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-raḥ-rā-ram) Consisting of few (i. e. not of more than two) syllables, as a word; e. g. in the Ṛgv. Prātiś.: svabahvakṣareṇa ‘the s of su becomes ṣ, if it is preceded by a word of not more than two syllables’. E. abahu and akṣara.

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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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