Abhibhavaka, Abhibhāvaka: 7 definitions


Abhibhavaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Abhibhavak.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Abhibhāvaka (अभिभावक).—a.

1) Overpowering, defeating, conq uering : शोकाभिभाविना भयेनाभिभूता (śokābhibhāvinā bhayenābhibhūtā) K.17 fear which conquered grief.

2) Surpassing, excelling; सर्वतेजोऽभिभा- विना (sarvatejo'bhibhā- vinā) R.1.14; Kirātārjunīya 11.6.

3) Disrespecting, humiliating.

4) Attacking.

See also (synonyms): abhibhāvin, abhibhāvuka.

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

Abhibhāvaka (अभिभावक):—[=abhi-bhāvaka] [from abhi-bhū] mfn. overpowering, surpassing [commentator or commentary] on [Nyāya]

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

Abhibhāvaka (अभिभावक):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-vakaḥ-vikā-vakam) 1) Overpower-ing, defeating.

2) Suppressing, making latent; e. g. Viśvanātha on the Nyāya S. (quoted s. v. abhibhava): suvarṇādivatsarvadābhibhāvakadravyāntarakalpane ca gauravam. E. bhū with abhi, kṛt aff. ṇvul.

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Abhibhavaka 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Abhibhavaka in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Abhibhāvaka (अभिभावक) [Also spelled abhibhavak]:—(nm) a guardian; ~[tā/~tva] guardianship.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Abhibhāvaka (ಅಭಿಭಾವಕ):—[noun] = ಅಭಿಭವದಾಯಿ [abhibhavadayi].

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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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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Abhibhavaka in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Abhibhāvaka (अभिभावक):—n. guardian;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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