Alambita, Ālambita: 8 definitions


Alambita 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: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ālambita : (pp. of ālambati) hung on to; taken hold of.

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context information

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

Ālambita (आलम्बित).—p. p.

1) Pendent, suspended.

2) Supported, sustained, held; R.7.7; मुखालम्बितहेमसूत्रम् (mukhālambitahemasūtram) V.5.2.

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

Ālambita (आलम्बित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Pendant, suspended, hanging from or on. 2. Supported, upheld. 3. Protected. E. āṅ before labi to go, affix kta.

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

Ālambita (आलम्बित).—[adjective] hanging down from (—°); upheld, supported, seized, taken hold on.

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

1) Ālambita (आलम्बित):—[=ā-lambita] [from ā-lamb] mfn. pendent, suspended

2) [v.s. ...] hanging from or on

3) [v.s. ...] supported, upheld

4) [v.s. ...] protected.

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

Ālambita (आलम्बित):—[ā-lambita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) p. Pendant; upheld; protected.

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

Ālambita (आलम्बित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ālaṃbi.

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ālaṃbita (ಆಲಂಬಿತ):—

1) [adjective] suspended; hung.

2) [adjective] supported (by); depended (on).

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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