Abhighara, Abhighāra: 9 definitions
Abhighara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
abhighāra (अभिघार).—m (S) Dropping clarified butter upon the offerings at sacrifices. Hence, dropping scantily and niggardly clarified butter upon the food set before guests. 2 Sprinkling.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Abhighāra (अभिघार).—[ghṛ-ṇic-bhāve ghañ]
1) Ghee or clarified butter.
2) Dropping down ghee upon offerings at sacrifices; प्रणीतपृषदाज्याभिघारघोरस्तनूनपात् (praṇītapṛṣadājyābhighāraghorastanūnapāt) Mv.3.
Derivable forms: abhighāraḥ (अभिघारः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ) Ghee or clarified butter. E. abhi, ghṛ to scatter, ghañ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Abhighāra (अभिघार):—[=abhi-ghāra] [from abhi-ghṛ] m. sprinkling over, [Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]
2) [v.s. ...] scattering over, mingling with, [Gobhila-śrāddha-kalpa]
3) [v.s. ...] ghee or clarified butter, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhighāra (अभिघार):—[tatpurusha compound] m.
(-raḥ) 1) Ghee or clarified butter.
2) Drop-ping clarified butter upon the offerings at sacrifices; e. g. Jaim.-nyāyam.: srucyamabhighārya juhvā paśumanaktītyabhighārāñjane liṅgāntare. Comp. the following. (Hence, dropping scantily and niggardly clarified butter upon the food set before guests; Molesworth.) E. ghṛ with abhi, kṛt aff. ghañ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhighāra (अभिघार):—[abhi-ghāra] (raḥ) 1. m. Ghee.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the purified butter, served with the food offered to a deity or to a person.
2) [noun] the act of so dropping the ghee.
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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