Abhiruc: 4 definitions



Abhiruc 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Abhiruch.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhiruc (अभिरुच्).—1 A.

1) To shine, look finely; धर्मोऽभिरोचते यस्माद्धर्मराजस्ततः स्मृतः (dharmo'bhirocate yasmāddharmarājastataḥ smṛtaḥ) Mārk. P.

2) To like, desire; यदभिरोचते (yadabhirocate) or अभिरुचितं भवते (abhirucitaṃ bhavate) V.2 -Caus. To be inclined to, have a taste or liking for, long, desire or wish for.

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

Abhiruc (अभिरुच्).—shine, be brilliant or splendid, please ([dative]). C.A. content or satisfy with ([instrumental]), entertain, amuse; A.[Middle] take delight in, have a taste for, like ([accusative] or infin.).

Abhiruc is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhi and ruc (रुच्).

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

Abhiruc (अभिरुच्):—[=abhi-√ruc] [Ātmanepada] to be bright, shine, [Rāmāyaṇa; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa];

—to please any one ([dative case]), [Vikramorvaśī] :

—[Causal] [Parasmaipada] to delight, amuse, [Mahābhārata xiii, 476] ([varia lectio] abhi-√ram, [Causal]) :

—[Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] to be pleased with, approve of, be inclined to, like, [Mahābhārata etc.]

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

Abhīruc (अभीरुच्):—[tatpurusha compound] f.

(-k) Probably the same as abhiruci q. v. (The word is mentioned by the Kāśikā and Siddhk. as an instance, besides nīruk, of the prolongation of the final vowel of the prefix, before the kvip deriv. of ruc; comp. Pāṇ. Vi. 3. 116.). E. ruc with abhi, kṛt aff. kvip.

context information

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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