Abhrati: 1 definition


Abhrati 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Abhrati (अभ्रति).—(?) (Sanskrit Dhātup. only, with artificial occur-rences in Bhaṭṭikāvya; Pali abbhati, also only Gr.), goes: perhaps read (a)bhritvā, or MIndic (a)bbhitvā, ger., [Page062-b+ 71] having gone, Mv i.187.7 (verse; after final -o, -ā, or -e); mss. bhyatvā or bhyotvā (one tyotvā, one datvā); Senart em. bhūtvā, which I think is clearly wrong; a verb of motion seems required.

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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. 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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