Abhyardhayajvan, Abhyardha-yajvan: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhyardhayajvan (अभ्यर्धयज्वन्).—m. granting gifts, increasing the sacrificer's prosperity; सिषक्ति पूषा अभ्यर्धयज्वा (siṣakti pūṣā abhyardhayajvā) Rv.6.5.5.

Abhyardhayajvan is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhyardha and yajvan (यज्वन्).

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

Abhyardhayajvan (अभ्यर्धयज्वन्).—[adjective] receiving sacrifices.

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

Abhyardhayajvan (अभ्यर्धयज्वन्):—[=abhy-ardha-yajvan] [from abhy-ardha > abhy-ard] (6) mfn. (said of Pūṣan) receiving sacrifices apart or separate ones, [Ṛg-veda vi, 50, 5.]

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

Abhyardhayajvan (अभ्यर्धयज्वन्):—[tatpurusha compound]

(-jvā) (ved.) Who makes prosperous the sacrificers, an epithet of Pūṣan; Ṛgv.: mimyakṣa yeṣu rodasī nu devī siṣakti pūṣā abhyardhayajvā (Yāska: = abhyardhayanyajati, explained by Durga: abhyardhayannabhivardhayanyājayati i. e. ‘he urges to make sacrifices, in making prosperous the sacrificer’; according to which gloss the word would be a [karmadharaya compound]; Sāyaṇa however: = stotṝnabhyardhayaṃsamṛddhānkurvan . yo yajati dhanena pūjayati). E. abhyardha and yajvan.

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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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