Abhighata, Abhighāta, Abhīghāta: 5 definitions
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Abhighāta (अभिघात).—Depression or sinking of the voice as required for the utterance of a circumflex vowel.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Abhighāta.—(LP), an injury. Note: abhighāta is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
abhighāta : (m.) 1. impact; contact; 2. killing.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Abhighāta, (Sk. abhighāta, abhi + ghāta) (a) striking, slaying, killing PvA.58 (daṇḍa°), 283 (sakkhara°). ‹-› (b) impact, contact DhsA.312 (rūpa° etc.). (Page 62)
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Abhighāta (अभिघात).—&c. See under अभिहन् (abhihan).
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Abhighāta (अभिघात).—1 Striking, (fig. also); beating, smiting, attack, injury, hurt; तटाभिघातादिव लग्नपङ्के (taṭābhighātādiva lagnapaṅke) Ku.7.49; शीतातपाभिघातान् (śītātapābhighātān) Ms.12.77 attacks of heat and cold; so दुःख°, शोक° (duḥkha°, śoka°) &c.
2) (In Vaiśeṣika Phil.) Striking against (such as gives rise to sounds &c.), regarded as a kind of संयोग (saṃyoga).
3) Striking back, driving or warding off.
4) Extirpation, complete destruction or removal; दुःखत्रयाभिघाताज्विज्ञासा तदभिघातके हेतौ (duḥkhatrayābhighātājvijñāsā tadabhighātake hetau) Sāṅ. K.1.
5) Abrupt or vehement articulation of words (as of Vedic texts); sudden shock.
-tam 1 The combination of the 4th letter of any class with the first or third letter of that class; of the second with the first; and of the third with the second letter of any class; अभिघातं स्यात्पूर्वं वैदद्वित्र्यादिवर्णाश्चेत् । नववर्गाणां नवतो धरणीचन्द्रद्विरामाद्याः (abhighātaṃ syātpūrvaṃ vaidadvitryādivarṇāścet | navavargāṇāṃ navato dharaṇīcandradvirāmādyāḥ) Śabdak.
2) A harsh pronunciation caused by the neglect of Sandhi rules.
Derivable forms: abhighātaḥ (अभिघातः).
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Abhīghāta (अभीघात).—= अभिघात (abhighāta) q. v.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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