Abhyeshana, Abhyeṣaṇa: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Abhyeṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Abhyesana or Abhyeshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhyeṣaṇa (अभ्येषण).—[iṣ-ghañ]

1) Desiring, wishing.

2) Going towards, attack.

Derivable forms: abhyeṣaṇam (अभ्येषणम्).

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

1) Abhyeṣaṇa (अभ्येषण):—[=abhy-eṣaṇa] [from abhīṣ] a n. (only for the explan. of abhiṣṭi) approaching (either in a friendly or hostile manner), [Sāyaṇa on Ṛg-veda vii, 19, 8 and i, 9, 1]

2) [v.s. ...] desiring, wishing for, [Sāyaṇa on Ṛg-veda i, 116, 11 and iv, 11, 4.]

3) [=abhy-eṣaṇa] b See abhīṣ.

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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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