Abhishri, Abhiśrī, Abhisṛ: 7 definitions

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The Sanskrit terms Abhiśrī and Abhisṛ can be transliterated into English as Abhisri or Abhishri or Abhisr, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhiśrī (अभिश्री).—a. Ved.

1) Joining, connected with, mixing; attached to; शिवे ते स्तां द्यावापृथिवी असंतापे अभिश्रियौ (śive te stāṃ dyāvāpṛthivī asaṃtāpe abhiśriyau) Rv. 1.144.6; Av.8.2.14;

2) Combining; arranging.

3) Approaching, having recourse to.

4) Worthy.

5) Shining.

6) Powerful.

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Abhisṛ (अभिसृ).—P.

1) To go up to, go towards, approach; to go to some place or other, go or proceed; पुरोभिसस्रे सुरसुन्दरीजनैः (purobhisasre surasundarījanaiḥ) Ki.8.4.

2) To attack, assail.

3) To go or advance to meet (as at an appointed place); सुन्दरीरभिससार (sundarīrabhisasāra) K.58. Dk.51,52,91; अभिससार न वल्लभमङ्गना (abhisasāra na vallabhamaṅganā) Śi.6.26. -Caus. To visit, approach, go to meet; वल्लभानभिसिसारयिषूणाम् (vallabhānabhisisārayiṣūṇām) Śi. 1,2,21; S. D.115; Ki.9.38; Mk.8.

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

Abhiśri (अभिश्रि).—bring near; resort to ([accusative]).

Abhiśri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhi and śri (श्रि).

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Abhiśrī (अभिश्री).—& sam = [Simple]

Abhiśrī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhi and śrī (श्री).

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Abhisṛ (अभिसृ).—run or flow near, approach (as friend or foe); visit ([especially] of lovers). [Causative] lead to, bring together with ([accusative]); [Middle] (follow, persecute*), give an appointment or make a love-visit.

Abhisṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhi and sṛ (सृ).

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

1) Abhiśri (अभिश्रि):—[=abhi-√śri] ([Aorist] -aśrait) to spread, extend (as brightness), [Atharva-veda xiii, 2, 9];

— (perf. 3. [plural] -śiśriyuḥ) to resort to, [Mahābhārata i, 8274.]

2) Abhiśrī (अभिश्री):—[=abhi-śrī] [from abhi-śri] 1. abhi-śrī mfn. ([Vedic or Veda] [dual number] -śriyā) attached to each other, [Ṛg-veda i, 144, 6; Atharva-veda viii, 2, 14]

3) [v.s. ...] arranging, putting in order (with [accusative]), [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] mf ([Ṛg-veda x, 130, 5]). (īs) one who arranges, puts or keeps in order, [Ṛg-veda]

5) [=abhi-śrī] 2. abhi-√śrī (3. [plural] -śrīṇanti, p. -śrīṇat; plusq. 3. [plural] -aśiśrayuḥ)

—to mix, mingle, [Ṛg-veda];—-śrīṇāti, ‘to prepare or dress’, produce, cause, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa];—(by, [Brāhmaṇa] placed under abhi-√śri.)

6) [v.s. ...] 3. abhi-śrī [nominative case] [plural] -śriyas f. anything added by mingling, [Ṛg-veda ix, 79, 5 and 86, 27.]

7) Abhisṛ (अभिसृ):—[=abhi-√sṛ] (3. [plural] [imperfect tense] -asaran, perf. -sasrur) to flow towards ([accusative]), [Ṛg-veda i, 52, 5 and ix, 82, 3];

—to approach, go towards, advance in order to meet, attack, [Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to go to a rendezvous (said of lovers), [Sāhitya-darpaṇa] :—[Causal] to lead towards, [Kathāsaritsāgara];

—to cause to attack, lead to battle, [Mahābhārata iii, 665] ([varia lectio]);

—to invite to a rendezvous, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa];

—to approach, visit, [Mahābhārata i, 1221; Mṛcchakaṭikā]

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

Abhiśrī (अभिश्री):—(ved.) I. [tatpurusha compound] m. f.

(-śrīḥ-śrīḥ) 1) Approaching, having recourse to; e. g. Ṛgv.: evā ta indro subhvaṃ supeśasaṃ rasaṃ tuñjanti prathamā abhiśriyaḥ (Sāyaṇa: prathamā mukhyā grāvāṇodhvaryavo vā . abhiśriyaḥ . abhiśrayantaḥ santaḥ); or asaścataḥ . śatadhārā abhiśriyo hariṃ navanteva tā udanyuvaḥ (Sāyaṇa: abhiśrayaḥ . abhitaḥ somaṃ śrayantyaḥ); or Ṛgv., Sāmav., Vājas.: ā sute siñcata śriyaṃ rodasyorabhiśriyam . rasā dadhīta vṛṣabham (Sāyaṇa: abhiśriyamabhiśrayantam; but comp. Ii.).

2) To be had recourse to, to be respected or venerated everywhere; e. g. Ṛgv., Sāmav., Vājas.: ghṛtavatī bhuvanānāmabhiśriyorvī pṛthvī madhududhe supeśasā (Sāyaṇa and Mahīdh.: abhiśriyā = abhiśrayaṇīye or āśrayaṇīye); or Ṛgv., Vājas.: vaiśvānarasya sumatau syāma rājā hi kaṃ bhuvanānāmabhiśrīḥ (Sāyaṇa: abhiśrīrabhiśrayaṇīya ābhimukhyena sevitavyaḥ; Mahīdh.: = āśrayaṇīyaḥ . abhi samantāt . śrīyate sevyate bhiśrīḥ); or Ṛgv.: enī ta ete bṛhatī abhiśriyā hiraṇyayī vakvarī barhirāśāte (Sāyaṇa: = abhitaḥ sevye; but comp. Ii.). E. śrī with abhi, kṛt aff. kvip. Ii. [bahuvrihi compound] m. f.

(-śrīḥ-śrīḥ) 1) Splendid or shining everywhere; e. g. in the verse ā sute &c. quoted above (p. 272, col. b, line 49), where Mahīdh. explains abhiśriyam as epithet of vṛṣabham, viz. abhi sarvataḥ śrīḥ śībhā yasya sobhiśrīḥ . tam.

2) Omnipotent, all-powerful; e. g. in the verse enī ta ete quoted above (line 2) where Sāyaṇa says that the word might mean also prāptaiśvarye. E. abhi and śrī.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Abhisṛ (अभिसृ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Abhisara, Ahisara.

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