Abhilash, Abhilaṣ: 3 definitions


Abhilash means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Abhilaṣ can be transliterated into English as Abhilas or Abhilash, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhilaṣ (अभिलष्).—1, 4 P. To desire or wish for, long for, covet, crave or yearn after; तेन दत्तमभिलेषुरङ्गनाः (tena dattamabhileṣuraṅganāḥ) R.19. 12; मानुषानभिलष्यन्ती (mānuṣānabhilaṣyantī) Bk.4.22.

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

Abhilaṣ (अभिलष्):—[=abhi-√laṣ] -laṣati, to desire or wish for ([accusative]), covet, crave.

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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. 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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