Abhimara, Abhimāra: 12 definitions
Abhimara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Abhimāra, (cp. Sk. abhimara slaughter) a bandit, bravo, robber J.II, 199; DA.I, 152. (Page 68)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Killing, destruction, slaughter.
2) War, combat.
3) Treachery in one's own camp; danger from one's own men or party.
4) Binding, confinement; a tie or fetter.
5) One's own party or army.
6) One who desperately goes to fight with tigers, elephants &c.
Derivable forms: abhimaraḥ (अभिमरः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ) 1. Killing, slaughter. 2. War, combat. 3. Binding, confinement. 4. Treachery, danger from one’s own party or friends. E. abhi before mara from mṛ to die, and ap aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhimara (अभिमर).—[masculine] slaughter, war.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Abhimara (अभिमर):—[=abhi-mara] a See abhi-√mṛ.
2) [=abhi-mara] [from abhi-mṛ] b m. killing, slaughter, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] combat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] treachery, mutiny, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] binding in fetters, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhimara (अभिमर):—[tatpurusha compound] m.
(-raḥ) 1) Killing, slaughter.
2) War, combat.
3) Danger from one’s own army, treachery.
4) A binding, a tie or fetter; (the three first meanings in several Koshas, the last in Jaṭādhara: abhimaro vadhabandhayoḥ). E. mṛ with abhi, kṛt aff. ap, or abhi and mara.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhimara (अभिमर):—[abhi-mara] (raḥ) 1. m. Killing; binding; treachery.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Abhimāra (अभिमार) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Abhimāra.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the act of killing; slaughter; destruction.
2) [noun] a war a) open armed conflict between countries or between factions within the same country; b) any active hostility, contention or struggle; conflict.
3) [noun] treachery in one’s own camp; danger from within the party or group.
4) [noun] imprisonment; confinement.
5) [noun] a man who desperately takes on a dangerous fight for his survival.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Abhimarapayojana.
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