Abindhana: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abindhana (अबिन्धन).—[āpaḥ eva indhanaṃ yasya] The submarine fire (that feeds on the waters of the ocean); अबिन्धनं वह्निमसौ बिभर्ति (abindhanaṃ vahnimasau bibharti) R.13.4.

Derivable forms: abindhanaḥ (अबिन्धनः).

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

Abindhana (अबिन्धन).—adj. having water for fuel, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 13, 14.

Abindhana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ap and indhana (इन्धन).

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

Abindhana (अबिन्धन):—[=ab-indhana] m. ‘having water (ap) for fuel’, submarine fire, [Raghuvaṃśa xiii, 14.]

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

Abindhana (अबिन्धन):—[bahuvrihi compound] m.

(-naḥ) Submarine fire. E. ap and indhana, lit. ‘having water for fuel’.

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Abindhana 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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