Abhisarpana, Abhisarpaṇa: 5 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Abhisarpaṇa (अभिसर्पण).—Approaching, drawing near (with hostile intention).
Derivable forms: abhisarpaṇam (अभिसर्पणम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Abhisarpaṇa (अभिसर्पण):—[=abhi-sarpaṇa] a See abhi-√sṛp.
2) [=abhi-sarpaṇa] [from abhi-sṛp] b n. approaching
3) [v.s. ...] the ascent (of sap in the trees).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhisarpaṇa (अभिसर्पण):—[tatpurusha compound] n.
(-ṇam) Approaching, esp. with-hostile intent; Vopad.: dyu la abhisarpaṇe ‘rad. dyu 2[d]) cl. means to approach, i. e. to attack’ (Bharatas. on the Bhaṭṭik.: dyulabhisarpaṇe). E. sṛp with abhi, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.
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Vaisheshika-sutra with Commentary (by Nandalal Sinha)
Sūtra 5.2.7 (Cause of circulation of water in trees) < [Chapter 2 - Of Non-volitional Action]
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