Adhobhaga, aka: Adhobhāga, Adhas-bhaga; 5 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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adhobhāga : (m.) the lower part.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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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Marathi-English dictionary

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adhōbhāga (अधोभाग).—m (S) The lower part; the bottom; the fundament.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

adhōbhāga (अधोभाग).—m The lower part, the bottom, the fundament.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Adhobhāga (अधोभाग).—

1) the lower part (of the body); पूर्वभागो गुरुः पुंसामधोभागस्तु योषितां (pūrvabhāgo guruḥ puṃsāmadhobhāgastu yoṣitāṃ) Suśr.

2) the lower part of any thing, the region below, down below; °व्यवस्थितं किंचित्पुरमालोकितं (vyavasthitaṃ kiṃcitpuramālokitaṃ) Pt.1. situated down below, See पाताल (pātāla).

Derivable forms: adhobhāgaḥ (अधोभागः).

Adhobhāga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhas and bhāga (भाग).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhobhāga (अधोभाग).—m. (gaḥ) The bottom, the lowest part. E. adhas, and bhāga part.

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