Abandhana, Ābandhana, Abamdhana: 9 definitions


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Pali-English dictionary

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

abandhana : (adj.) unfettered; free; not bound.

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

Abandhana, (adj.) (a + bandhana) without fetters or bonds, unfettered, untrammelled Sn.948, cp. Nd1 433. (Page 58)

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Ābandhana, (nt.) (fr. ā + bandh) — 1. tie, bond DA.I, 181 = Pug.A 236 (°atthena ñāti yeva ñāti-parivaṭṭo). ‹-› 2. tying, binding Vism.351 (°lakkhaṇa, of āpodhātu). ‹-› 3. reins (?) or harness (on a chariot) J.V, 319 (but cp. C. expln. “hatthi-assa-rathesu ābandhitabbāni bhaṇḍakāni”, thus taking it as ā + bhaṇḍa + na, i. e. wares, loads etc.). With this cp. Sk. ābandha, according to Calāyudha 2, 420 a thong of leather which fastens the oxen to the yoke of a plough. (Page 102)

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Abandhana (अबन्धन).—a. Free, without bonds.

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Ābandhana (आबन्धन).—

1) A tie or bond (fig. also); प्रेमाबन्धविवर्धित (premābandhavivardhita) Ratnāvalī 3.18; गते प्रेमाबन्धे प्रणयबहुमाने विगलिते (gate premābandhe praṇayabahumāne vigalite) | Amaruśataka 43.

2) The tie of a yoke, or that which fastens the ox to the yoke, or the yoke to the plough.

3) Ornament, decoration.

4) Affection.

Derivable forms: ābandhanam (आबन्धनम्).

See also (synonyms): ābandha.

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

Ābandhana (आबन्धन).—[ā-bandh + ana], n. Girding round, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 23, 31.

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

1) Abandhana (अबन्धन):—[=a-bandhana] [from a-baddha] mfn. without fetters, free, [Ṛg-veda iii, 55, 6.]

2) Ābandhana (आबन्धन):—[=ā-bandhana] [from ā-bandh] n. tying or binding on or round, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Abandhana (अबन्धन):—[bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-naḥ-nā-nam) Without fetters, un-impeded. E. a priv. and bandhana.

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Abandhana in German

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Abandhana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ābaṃdhana (ಆಬಂಧನ):—

1) [noun] a tie or bond.

2) [noun] the tie of a yoke.

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