Adhyavahanika, Adhyāvāhanika: 9 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhyāvāhanika (अध्यावाहनिक).—[adhyāvāhanaṃ pitṛgṛhātpatigṛhagamanam, tatkāle labdham; labdhārthe ṭhan] One of the six kinds of स्त्रीधन (strīdhana) or woman's property, the property which she receives when leaving her father's house for her husband's; Ms.9.194. यत् पुनर्लभते नारी नीयमाना तु पैतृकात् (yat punarlabhate nārī nīyamānā tu paitṛkāt) (gṛhāt) । अध्यावाहनिकं नाम स्त्रीधनं परिकीर्तितम् (| adhyāvāhanikaṃ nāma strīdhanaṃ parikīrtitam) ||

Derivable forms: adhyāvāhanikam (अध्यावाहनिकम्).

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

Adhyāvāhanika (अध्यावाहनिक).—n.

(-kaṃ) A woman’s marriage portion, a dowry of such property as has descended to her lineally. E. adhi and āṅa before vaha to convey, lyuṭ affix, and ṭhak added.

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

Adhyāvāhanika (अध्यावाहनिक).—i. e. adhi-ā-vah + ana + ika, n. What was given to a wife on the bridal procession, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 194.

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

Adhyāvāhanika (अध्यावाहनिक).—[neuter] a cert. part of a wife’s property ([jurisprudence]).

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

Adhyāvāhanika (अध्यावाहनिक):—[=adhy-ā-vāhanika] n. that part of a wife’s property which she receives when led in procession from her father’s to her husband’s house.

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

Adhyāvāhanika (अध्यावाहनिक):—n.

(-kam) An item of a married woman’s pro-perty. See strīdhana. It is explained as the gift she takes home from her father’s house, when paying a visit to her friends. E. adhyāvāhana, taddh. aff. ṭhan.

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

Adhyāvāhanika (अध्यावाहनिक):—[adhyā+vāhanika] (kaṃ) 1. n. A woman’s marriage portion.

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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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