Abhibhavana, Abhibhāvana: 12 definitions

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

abhibhavana : (nt.) overcoming; vanquishing.

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

Abhibhavana, (nt.) (fr. abhibhavati) overcoming, vanquishing, mastering S.II, 210 (v. l. BB abhipatthana). (Page 67)

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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»] — Abhibhavana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhibhavana (अभिभवन).—Overpowering, overcoming, being subjected to or overpowered by; जरया चाभिभवनम् (jarayā cābhibhavanam) Ms.6.62.

Derivable forms: abhibhavanam (अभिभवनम्).

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Abhibhāvana (अभिभावन).—Making victorious, overpowering.

Derivable forms: abhibhāvanam (अभिभावनम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Abhibhāvana (अभिभावन).—adj. or subst. (to Sanskrit abhibhavati), overcoming: ananta-pariṣad-abhibhāvanaḥ Mahāvyutpatti 852, epithet of Bodhisattvas ([bahuvrīhi]? or Tatpur.? in the latter case is abhi° adj. or n. ag.?); °na-tā, state of overcoming, Lalitavistara 32.1 (prose).

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

Abhibhavana (अभिभवन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Overpowering, overcoming. 2. Being overpowered. E. abhi, bhū to be, lyuṭ aff.

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

Abhibhavana (अभिभवन).—i. e. abhi -bhū + ana, n. The being overpowered, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 6, 62.

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

1) Abhibhavana (अभिभवन):—[=abhi-bhavana] [from abhi-bhū] n. overpowering, [Lalita-vistara]

2) [v.s. ...] the state of being overpowered, [Manu-smṛti vi, 62.]

3) Abhibhāvana (अभिभावन):—[=abhi-bhāvana] [from abhi-bhū] n. causing to overcome, making victorious, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Abhibhavana (अभिभवन):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-nam) 1) Overpowering, the being over-powered, defeat; e. g. Manu: jarayā cābhibhavanaṃ… (scil. avekṣeta).

2) Humiliation. E. bhū with abhi, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.

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Abhibhāvana (अभिभावन):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-nam) Making victorious, giving master-ship or superiority; e. g. Lalitav.: maitrīdharmālokamukhaṃ sarvopādhikapuṇyakriyāvastvabhibhāvanatāyai saṃvartate. E. bhū in the caus., with abhi, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.

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

Abhibhavana (अभिभवन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Abhibhavaṇa.

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Abhibhavana 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Abhibhavana in Prakrit glossary
Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Abhibhavaṇa (अभिभवण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Abhibhavana.

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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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