Abhilashaka, Abhilāṣaka: 3 definitions


Abhilashaka 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 Abhilāṣaka can be transliterated into English as Abhilasaka or Abhilashaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhilāṣaka (अभिलाषक).—a. Wishing or desiring for (with acc., loc. or in comp.); desirous, covetous, greedy of; यदार्यमस्यामभिलाषि मे मनः (yadāryamasyāmabhilāṣi me manaḥ) Ś.1.22. जलाभिलाषी जलमाददानाम् (jalābhilāṣī jalamādadānām) R.2.6;3.36; Me.8; जयमत्र- भवान् नूनमरातिष्वभिलाषुकः (jayamatra- bhavān nūnamarātiṣvabhilāṣukaḥ) Ki.11.18; Śi.15.59.

See also (synonyms): abhilāṣin, abhilāsin, abhilāṣuka.

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

Abhilāṣaka (अभिलाषक).—i. e. abhi-laṣ + aka, adj. Desiring.

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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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