Abhivasa, Abhivāsa: 5 definitions


Abhivasa 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhivāsa (अभिवास).—Covering, clothing with.

Derivable forms: abhivāsaḥ (अभिवासः).

See also (synonyms): abhivāsana.

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

Abhivāsa (अभिवास):—[=abhi-vāsa] [from abhi-vas] m. covering, [Nyāyamālā-vistara]

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

Abhivāsa (अभिवास):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-saḥ) Covering; see the quotation un-der the following word. [A reading abhivāsagṛheṣu in the verse 36 (37) of the Chaurapanch.: adyāpi dhāvati manaḥ kimahaṃ karomi sārdhaṃ sakhībhirabhivāsagṛheṣu kānte is incorrect instead of sakhībhirati vāsaº (comm. vāsagṛhe . ati atyartham &c.).] E. vas cl. 2, in the caus., with abhi, kṛt aff. ghañ.

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Abhivasa in German

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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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