Alabdha, aka: Ālabdha; 4 Definition(s)


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Alabdha (अलब्ध).—Ekārṣeyas.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 200. 3.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Alabdha (अलब्ध).—a. Unobtained,

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Ālabdha (आलब्ध).—p. p.

1) Touched; united or in contact with.

2) Killed.

3) Gained, Conciliated; एवं सामभिरालब्धः श्वफल्कतनयो मणिम् (evaṃ sāmabhirālabdhaḥ śvaphalkatanayo maṇim) Bhāg.1.57.4.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ālabdha (आलब्ध).—ppp., in Mv ii.479.10 mālā ca se ālabdhā, and a garland was hung on him. As Senart's note indicates, this seems to require ālambitā, and to imply confusion of roots labh and lamb; note pw 5.217 ālalambhe Rājat. 2.212 ‘fehlerhaft für ālalambe’.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Alabdha (अलब्ध).—mfn.

(-bdhaḥ-bdhā-bdhaṃ) Unobtained. E. a neg. and labdha attained.

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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