Abandhaka, Ābandhaka: 7 definitions


Abandhaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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

ābandhaka : (adj.) tying; connecting; fixing.

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

Ābandhaka, (adj.) (ā + bandh, cp. Sk. ābandha tie, bond) (being) tied to (Loc.) PvA.169 (sīse). (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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Abandhaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abandhaka (अबन्धक).—a.

1) Not binding.

2) Without any pledge.

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

1) Abandhaka (अबन्धक):—[=a-bandhaka] [from a-baddha] mfn. not binding

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a man, and (m. [plural]) his descendants, ([gana] upakādi.)

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

Abandhaka (अबन्धक):—I. [tatpurusha compound] 1. m. f. n.

(-ndhakaḥ-ndhikā-ndhakam) Not binding, not confining. 2. m.

(-kaḥ) A proper name, the same as abaddhaka (q. v.) of which it is a various reading; the descendants are called abandhakāḥ or ābandhakayaḥ (Gaṇaratnam.: bandhaṃ karotīti bandhako na bandhakobandhaka; but see also the [bahuvrihi compound]). E. a neg. and bandhaka. Ii. [bahuvrihi compound] 1. m. f. n.

(-ndhakaḥ-ndhikā-ndhakam) Without a tie &c., see the meanings of bandha. 2. m.

(-kaḥ) 1) (In Law.) A case (scil. of a loan) when no pledge has been given; (in such cases the monthly interest is in the direct order of the classes, two, three, four or five in the hundred; according to Yājnavalkya); e. g. Mitākṣara: sarve brāhmaṇādayodhamarṇā abandhake sabandhake vā svakṛtāṃ sābhyupagatāṃ vṛddhiṃ sarvāsu jātiṣu dadyuḥ. (

2) The proper name I. 2. is explained by the Gaṇaratnam. also as a Bahuvr.: ‘na vidyate bandho’syetyabandhakaḥ’.) E. a priv. and bandha, in the first meaning with the ellipsis prayoga.

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Abandhaka in German

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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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