Arabdha, Ārabdha: 5 definitions


Arabdha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Ārabdha (आरब्ध).—The son of Setu and father of Gāndhāra.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 15; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 17. 3-4.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ārabdha (आरब्ध).—p S Begun, commenced, entered upon.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ārabdha (आरब्ध).—p Begun, commenced.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ārabdha (आरब्ध).—p. p. Begun, commenced; आरब्धे हि सुदुष्करेऽपि महतां मध्ये विरामः कुतः (ārabdhe hi suduṣkare'pi mahatāṃ madhye virāmaḥ kutaḥ) Subh. Ratn.

-bdham Beginning.

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

Ārabdha (आरब्ध).—(-ārabdha), injured, in an-ārabdha, q.v.

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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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