Abhishru, Abhi-shru, Abhiśru: 2 definitions



Abhishru 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.

The Sanskrit term Abhiśru can be transliterated into English as Abhisru or Abhishru, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Abhiśru (अभिश्रु).—hear, learn — to be (2 [accusative]). [Causative] cause to hear, speak to, address ([accusative]).

Abhiśru is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhi and śru (श्रु).

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Abhisru (अभिस्रु).—flow hither.

Abhisru is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhi and sru (स्रु).

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

1) Abhiśru (अभिश्रु):—[=abhi-√śru] (p. -śṛṇvat) to hear, learn, [Harivaṃśa 4583; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) Abhisru (अभिस्रु):—[=abhi-√sru] (Imper. 3. [plural] -sravantu) to cause to flow near, [Ṛg-veda x, 9, 4];—(p. -sravanta for -sravat), [Mahābhārata xiii, 901.]

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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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