Abhilina, Abhilīna: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhilīna (अभिलीन).—a.

1) Adhering or clinging to, attached to; तिरश्चकार भ्रमराभिलीनयोः सुजातयोः पङ्कजकोशयोः श्रियम् (tiraścakāra bhramarābhilīnayoḥ sujātayoḥ paṅkajakośayoḥ śriyam) R.3.8.

2) Embracing, shrouding; पश्चादुच्चैर्भुजतरुवनं मण्डलेनाभिलीनः (paścāduccairbhujataruvanaṃ maṇḍalenābhilīnaḥ) Meghadūta 38.

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

Abhilīna (अभिलीन).—[adjective] adhering; occupied by (—°).

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

1) Abhilīna (अभिलीन):—[=abhi-līna] [from abhi-lī] mfn. adhering to, clinging to ([accusative]), [Meghadūta] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] ‘adhered to’, chosen (as a seat by birds or bees), [Harivaṃśa; Raghuvaṃśa iii, 8.]

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

Abhilīna (अभिलीन):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-naḥ-nā-nam) Adhering, embracing, shrouding; e. g. Meghad.: paścāduccairbhujataruvanaṃ maṇḍalenābhilīnaḥ sāndhyaṃ tejaḥ pratinavajavāpuṣparaktaṃ dadhānaḥ . nṛtyārambhe hara paśupaterārdranāgājinecchām. E. with abhi, kṛt aff. kta.

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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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