Abhihita, Abhihīta: 16 definitions


Abhihita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, 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 Abhihit.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Abhihita (अभिहित).—Expressed (used in connection with the sense of a word) एतेनैवाभिहितं सूत्रेण (etenaivābhihitaṃ sūtreṇa) M. Bh. on I.2.64 , 1.3.1 ; expressed actually by a word or part of a word, same as कथित (kathita) M. Bh. on I.4.51.

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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.

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Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Abhihita (अभिहित) refers to “having been described”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 17), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “Thus have been described (abhihita) the special effects of the defeats of Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus and Saturn in their conjunctions, each, with the other planets. To these effects must be added the effects resulting to the several objects and persons presided over by the several planets. These will suffer in proportion to the extent of defeat of the planets presiding over them”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Abhihita (अभिहित) refers to “that which has been spoken”, according to the Yogaśāstra vol. 2, p. 871, l. 3.—Accordingly, “Now he praises the means consisting of the opposite of the causes of bad karma that have been spoken (abhihita) about beginning with ‘the passions, sense-objects, activities’”.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

abhihita : (pp. of abhidhāti) spoken. (nt.), a word; saying.

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

Abhihīta, S.I, 50. Read abhigīta with SS. So also for abhihita on p. 51. “So enchanted was I by the Buddha’s rune” . The godlet ascribes a magic potency to the couplet. (Page 72)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

abhihita (अभिहित).—p S Spoken or said: specified or mentioned.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhihita (अभिहित).—p. p.

1) (a) Said, declared, spoken, mentioned; मयाभिहितम्, तेनाभिहितम् (mayābhihitam, tenābhihitam) &c. (b) Predicated, asserted; अनभिहिते कर्मणि द्वितीया (anabhihite karmaṇi dvitīyā) P.II.3.1-2. (c) Spoken to, addressed, called, named. (d) Whispered, promoted to say; determined.

2) Fastened, placed upon.

-tam A name, expression, word; हरन्ति स्मरतश्चित्तं गोविन्दाभिहितानि च (haranti smarataścittaṃ govindābhihitāni ca) Bhāgavata 1.15.27. °त्वम् (tvam) being said or spoken to, a declaration; authority, test.

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Abhihita (अभिहित).—f.

1) Striking, beating, hurting &c.

2) (In Math.) Multiplication.

Derivable forms: abhihitaḥ (अभिहितः).

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Abhihita (अभिहित).—See under अभिधा (abhidhā).

See also (synonyms): abhihiti.

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

Abhihita (अभिहित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Spoken, said, declared. E. abhi before dhā to have, the part. affix kta, and hi substituted for the root.

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

Abhihita (अभिहित).—[adjective] fastened, attached; yoked; said, spoken named, designated, declared, addressed, called.

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

1) Abhihita (अभिहित):—[=abhi-hita] [from abhi-dhā] a See sub voce

2) [=abhi-hita] b mfn. (√dhā), harnessed or put to (as a horse), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] named, called, [Manu-smṛti iii, 141, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] held forth, said, declared, spoken, [Mahābhārata; Manu-smṛti] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] spoken to, [Kumāra-sambhava] etc.

6) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a chief, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] n. a name, expression, word.

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

Abhihita (अभिहित):—[abhi-hita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) par. Spoken.

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

Abhihita (अभिहित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Abhihiya.

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Abhihita 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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Abhihita (अभिहित) [Also spelled abhihit]:—(a) named, designated; called; —[saṃdhi] gentlemen’s agreement.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Abhihita (ಅಭಿಹಿತ):—

1) [adjective] said; spoken; mentioned.

2) [adjective] addressed; called.

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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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