Abhimukhya, Ābhimukhya: 6 definitions

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Abhimukhya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Abhimukhya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ābhimukhya (आभिमुख्य).—n S Oppositeness, facing, fronting. See the adj abhimukha.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Abhimukhya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ābhimukhya (आभिमुख्य).—[abhimukhasya bhāvaḥ ṣyañ]

1) Direction towards; °ख्यं याति (khyaṃ yāti) goes to meet or encounter.

2) Being in front of or face to face; नीताभिमुख्यं पुनः (nītābhimukhyaṃ punaḥ) Ratn.1.2.

3) Favourableness.

Derivable forms: ābhimukhyam (आभिमुख्यम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ābhimukhya (आभिमुख्य).—n.

(-khyaṃ) Presence, being in front of or face to face. E. abhimukha and ṣyañ aff.

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

Ābhimukhya (आभिमुख्य).—i. e. abhimukha + ya, n. Front, direction towards, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 370 (with , to attack).

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

Ābhimukhya (आभिमुख्य).—[neuter] direction towards ([genetive], [accusative], or —°), intention to (—°); karaṇa [neuter] calling hither.

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

1) Ābhimukhya (आभिमुख्य):—n. ([from] abhi-mukha), direction towards

2) being in front of or face to face, presence, [Pāṇini; Pañcatantra; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

3) wish or desire directed towards anything

4) the state of being about to do anything.

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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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