Abhramu: 9 definitions

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Abhramu 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Abhramu (अभ्रमु).—An elephant and a daughter of Bhauvana— mother of dig-gajas.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 329.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Kavya (poetry)

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Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Abhramu (अभ्रमु) is the wife of the Airāvata elephant which is mentioned as Abhramukāmuka in the Naiṣadha-carita 1.108. The word Abhramu occurs in Haravijaya 31.29—“premāspadābhramuḥ”, which refers to the Airāvata elephant, in Yaśastilaka 1.57 and in Surathotsava 4.46.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhramu (अभ्रमु).—f. The female elephant of the east, the mate of Airāvata, Indra's elephant, सलीलयातानि न भर्तुरभ्रमोर्न (salīlayātāni na bharturabhramorna) (praśaśaṃsa) Śiśupālavadha 1.52.

Derivable forms: abhramuḥ (अभ्रमुः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhramu (अभ्रमु).—f.

(-muḥ) The female elephant of the east. E. a neg. bhrama to wander, and u aff.

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

Abhramu (अभ्रमु):—[=a-bhramu] [from a-bhrama] f. the female elephant of the east (the mate of Airāvata).

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

Abhramu (अभ्रमु):—[abhra-mu] (muḥ) 2. f. Indra’s female elephant; elephant of the east.

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Abhramu 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Abhramu (ಅಭ್ರಮು):—[noun] (myth.) name of the female celestial elephant, wife of ಐರಾವತ, [airavata,] the celestial elephant.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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