Abhyash, Abhyaś: 5 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Abhyaś can be transliterated into English as Abhyas or Abhyash, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhyaś (अभ्यश्).—5 A. (P. also in Ved.)

1) To pervade, reach to, get, gain; to make oneself master of.

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Abhyas (अभ्यस्).—4 P.

1) To practise, exercise; धन्यो वन्यमतङ्गजः परिचयप्रागल्भ्यमभ्यस्यति (dhanyo vanyamataṅgajaḥ paricayaprāgalbhyamabhyasyati) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 9.32; अभ्यस्यतीव व्रतमासिधारम् (abhyasyatīva vratamāsidhāram) R.13.67; Manusmṛti 11.16.

2) To repeat, perform repeatedly; मृगकुलं रोमन्थमभ्यस्यतु (mṛgakulaṃ romanthamabhyasyatu) Ś.2.6; अभ्यस्यन्ति तटाघातम् (abhyasyanti taṭāghātam) Kumārasambhava 2.5; K.183.

3) To learn, study, acquire or learn by practice, recite, read; वेदमेव सदाभ्यस्येत् (vedameva sadābhyasyet) Manusmṛti 2. 166; 4.147,149; Y.3.24; K.79.

4) To throw down upon, heap one upon another, accumulate, lay on (Ved.).

5) To throw or fling at, shoot or aim at (as arrows).

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

Abhyaś (अभ्यश्).—reach, obtain, overwhelm.

Abhyaś is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhi and (अश्).

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Abhyas (अभ्यस्).—be above, rule, overcome, conquer. win; *fall to one’s ([genetive]) share.

Abhyas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhi and as (अस्).

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Abhyas (अभ्यस्).—(also asati, °te) throw, hurl; throw one’s self upon, take to, practise, study, read; repeat, double, reduplicate ([grammar]).

Abhyas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhi and as (अस्).

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

1) Abhyaś (अभ्यश्):—[=abhy-aś] -√1. -aśnoti, (frequently Opt. or Prec. 1. sg. -aśyām, 3. sg. -aśyās [Ṛg-veda iv, 5, 7], 1. [plural] -aśyāma; [Aorist] [Parasmaipada] -ānaṭ and [Ātmanepada] -āṣṭa; perf. 1. [plural] -ānaśma, 3. [plural] -ānaśuḥ)

—to pervade, reach to, gain, [Ṛg-veda];

— ([subjunctive] 1. [dual number] -aśnavāva, 1. [plural] -aśnavāma) to overpower, [Ṛg-veda]

2) Abhyas (अभ्यस्):—[=abhy-as] 1. abhy-√1. as -asti (1. [plural] abhiṣmas, but 3. [plural] abhi santi and [present participle] abhi sat [according to, [Pāṇini 8-3, 87] abhismas, but abhiṣanti and abhiṣat]; [subjunctive] -asat, 1. [plural] -asāma, 3. [plural] -asan; [Potential] sg. -ṣyām, -ṣyās, -ṣyāt, 1. and 3. [plural] -ṣyāma, -ṣyuḥ or -ṣyuḥ; perf. 1. sg. -āsa)

2) —to be over, reign over, excel, surpass, overpower, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda];

2) —to fall to one’s share, [Pāṇini 1-4, 91.]

3) [=abhy-as] 2. abhy-√2. as ([indeclinable participle] -asya) to throw towards or upon, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa];

— (p. [genitive case] sg. -asyatas) to throw (as arrows), [Mahābhārata i, 5479];

—to add, [Śulba-sūtra]: [Parasmaipada] (rarely [Ātmanepada]) -asyati (but also [Potential] -aset, [Manu-smṛti]; p. -asat, [Mahābhārata iii, 1450; Rāmāyaṇa; Yājñavalkya iii, 204] :

—[Ātmanepada] -asate, [Manu-smṛti iv, 149]) to concentrate one’s attention upon ([accusative]), practise, exercise, study, [Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to repeat, double;

—to multiply, [Sūryasiddhānta] etc.:

—[Causal] to cause to practise or study, teach [commentator or commentary] on [Śiśupāla-vadha ix, 79.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Abhyas (अभ्यस्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Abbhasa, Abbhāsa.

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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Abhyas in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) practice; exercise; habituation; ~[si] well-up, trained; practising, carrying on practice/training..—abhyas (अभ्यास) is alternatively transliterated as Abhyāsa.

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