Adhiroha: 5 definitions


Adhiroha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Adhiroha, (fr. adhi + ruh) ascent, ascending; in dur° hard to ascend Miln.322. (Page 30)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhiroha (अधिरोह).—An elephant rider; गजपतिमधिरोहः पक्षकव्यत्ययेन (gajapatimadhirohaḥ pakṣakavyatyayena) Śiśupālavadha 11.7.

Derivable forms: adhirohaḥ (अधिरोहः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhiroha (अधिरोह).—m.

(-haḥ) Surmounting, overtopping, elevation. E. adhi, and roha mounting.

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

1) Adhiroha (अधिरोह):—[=adhi-roha] [from adhi-ruh] m. ascent, mounting, overtopping

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. riding, mounted, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

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

Adhiroha (अधिरोह):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-haḥ) Surmounting, ascending, over-topping. E. ruh with adhi, kṛt aff. ghañ.

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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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