Anugrahana, Anugrahaṇa: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anugrahaṇa (अनुग्रहण).—

1) A. favour, kindness, obligation; showing favour, obliging, rewarding (opp. nigraha); निग्रहानुग्रहकर्ता (nigrahānugrahakartā) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1; पादार्पणानुग्रहपूतपृष्ठम् (pādārpaṇānugrahapūtapṛṣṭham) R.2.35; अनुग्रह इवेयमभ्यर्थना (anugraha iveyamabhyarthanā) Ś.1; अनुग्रहं संस्मरणप्रवृत्तम् (anugrahaṃ saṃsmaraṇapravṛttam) Kumārasambhava 3.3.

2) Assistance, help (shown to the poor in feeding them &c. daridrādipoṣaṇam).

3) Facilitating by spells.

4) Acceptance.

5) Rear-guard.

Derivable forms: anugrahaṇam (अनुग्रहणम्).

See also (synonyms): anugraha.

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

Anugrahaṇa (अनुग्रहण).—i. e. anu -grah + ana n. 1. Showing favour, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 1, 19. 2. Favour.

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

1) Anugrahaṇa (अनुग्रहण):—[=anu-grahaṇa] [from anu-grah] n. anu-graha.

2) [v.s. ...] practising, practice, [Mahābhārata]

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

Anugrahaṇa (अनुग्रहण):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-ṇam) . The same as anugraha 1. 2. 3. E. grah with anu, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.

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