Alivallabha, Alivallabhā, Ali-vallabha: 3 definitions

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Alivallabha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Alivallabhā (अलिवल्लभा) is a synonym for Pāṭalā (Stereospermum colais, “Trumpet Flower”), from the Fabaceae (“legume”) family. The term is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Carakasaṃhitā. The literal translation of Alivallabhā is “lover of the bee”, it is composed of ali (‘bee’) and vallabhā (‘beloved’)

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Alivallabha (अलिवल्लभ).—= °प्रिय (priya) q. v.

Derivable forms: alivallabhaḥ (अलिवल्लभः).

Alivallabha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ali and vallabha (वल्लभ).

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

Alivallabhā (अलिवल्लभा):—[=ali-vallabhā] [from ali] f. = priyā q.v., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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