Abhigrahana, Abhigrahaṇa: 10 definitions

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Abhigrahana 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 Abhigrahan.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Abhigrahaṇa (अभिग्रहण).—Robbing, seizing in the presence of the owner.

Derivable forms: abhigrahaṇam (अभिग्रहणम्).

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

Abhigrahaṇa (अभिग्रहण).—(nt.; Sanskrit Lex.; not in Pali), seizing, grasping: Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 18.8 viṣayābhigrahaṇapravṛttānām (vi- jñānānām).

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

Abhigrahaṇa (अभिग्रहण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) Robbing, seizing any thing in presence of the owner. E. abhi before graha to take, lyuṭ aff.

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

Abhigrahaṇa (अभिग्रहण):—[=abhi-grahaṇa] [from abhi-grah] n. robbing, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Abhigrahaṇa (अभिग्रहण):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-ṇam) Robbing (perhaps: a thorough robbery; comp. the preceding), or seizing any thing in the presence of the owner. E. grah with abhi, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.

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

Abhigrahaṇa (अभिग्रहण):—[abhi-grahaṇa] (ṇaṃ) 1. n. Robbing.

[Sanskrit to German]

Abhigrahana 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»] — Abhigrahana in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Abhigrahaṇa (अभिग्रहण) [Also spelled abhigrahan]:—(nm) requisition.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Abhigrahaṇa (ಅಭಿಗ್ರಹಣ):—

1) [noun] the act of robbing, seizing; pillage; plundering.

2) [noun] the act, fact or manner, of receiving or being received; act or fact of taking up signals; capacity for receiving; reception.

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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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