Adhivas, Adhivās: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhivas (अधिवस्).—1 P.

1) To inhabit, fix one's abode or residence in, settle, dwell or reside in (with acc. of place); गिरिमधिवसेस्तत्र विश्रामहेतोः (girimadhivasestatra viśrāmahetoḥ) Meghadūta 25; यानि प्रियासहचरश्चिरम- ध्यवात्सम् (yāni priyāsahacaraścirama- dhyavātsam) Uttararāmacarita 3.8; बाल्यात्परामिव दशां मदनोऽध्युवास (bālyātparāmiva daśāṃ madano'dhyuvāsa) R.5.63;11. 61;13.79; Śiśupālavadha 3.59; Bhaṭṭikāvya 1.3;5.6; माऽधिवात्सीर्भुवम् (mā'dhivātsīrbhuvam) 8.79.

2) To settle, alight or perch on.

3) (2 A.) To put on (clothes) -Caus.

1) To cause to stay overnight.

2) To consecrate, set up (as an image).

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Adhivās (अधिवास्).—1 P. To scent, perfume; कर्पूरपल्लवरसेन अधिवासय गन्धपात्राणि (karpūrapallavarasena adhivāsaya gandhapātrāṇi) K.184; मन्दारपुष्पैरधिवासितायाम् (mandārapuṣpairadhivāsitāyām) V.4.64.

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

Adhivas (अधिवस्).—put on.

Adhivas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhi and vas (वस्).

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Adhivas (अधिवस्).—settle upon, occupy, inhabit.

Adhivas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhi and vas (वस्).

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

1) Adhivas (अधिवस्):—[=adhi-vas] 1. adhi-√4. vas [Ātmanepada] -vaste, to put on or over (as clothes, etc.), [Ṛg-veda x, 75, 8.]

2) [=adhi-vas] 2. adhi-√5. vas to inhabit;

2) —to settle or perch upon.

3) [v.s. ...] ([Causal] -vāsayati), to accept ([especially] an invitation), [Divyāvadāna]

4) Adhivās (अधिवास्):—[=adhi-√vās] to scent, perfume.

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

Adhivas (अधिवस्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ahivasa.

context information

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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