Abhikshada, Abhikṣada: 6 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Abhikṣada can be transliterated into English as Abhiksada or Abhikshada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhikṣada (अभिक्षद).—a. [kṣad-ac] Ved. A destroyer; अभिक्षदामर्यमणं सुशेवम् (abhikṣadāmaryamaṇaṃ suśevam) Rv.6.5.1; giving without being asked (?)

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

Abhikṣadā (अभिक्षदा).—[adjective] giving without being asked.

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

1) Abhikṣadā (अभिक्षदा):—[=a-bhikṣa-dā] mfn. ([Padapāṭha] abhi-kṣa-dā) giving without being asked, [Ṛg-veda vi, 50, 1]

2) [v.s. ...] ([according to the [Padapāṭha] (cf. abhi-kṣattṛ) ‘destroying, a destroyer’ [Sāyaṇa]])

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

Abhikṣadā (अभिक्षदा):—[tatpurusha compound] f.

(-dā) (ved.) The act of destroying, de-struction; applied as an epithet in the sense of ‘destroyer’ to Aryaman, in the Ṛgv. verse: huve vo devīmaditiṃ namobhirmṛLīkāya varuṇaṃ mitramagnim . abhikṣadāmaryamaṇaṃ suśevam &c. (Sāyaṇa: abhikṣadām . kṣadirhiṃsākarma . abhikṣattāraṃ śatrūṇāṃ hiṃsitāram &c.). E. kṣad with abhi, kṛt aff. aṅ (?); E. and meaning seem to result not merely from the quoted comm. of Sāyaṇa, but from the Pada text which divides abhikṣadā (not abhikṣadā).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Abhikṣadā (अभिक्षदा):—

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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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