Alamjivika, Alam-jivika, Alaṃjīvika: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Alaṃjīvika (अलंजीविक).—a. [alaṃ jīvikāyai catu.] sufficient for livelihood.

Alaṃjīvika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms alam and jīvika (जीविक).

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

Alaṃjīvika (अलंजीविक):—[=alaṃ-jīvika] [from alaṃ > alam] mfn. sufficient for livelihood, [Patañjali]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Alaṃjīvika (अलंजीविक):—(von alam + jīvikā) adj. zum Lebensunterhalt hinreichend [Amarakoṣa 3, 6, 43,] [Scholiast]

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Alaṃjīvika (अलंजीविक):—[Patañjali] [?a. a. O.2,399,b.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Alaṃjīvika (अलंजीविक):—Adj. zum Lebensunterhalt hinreichend.

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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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