Arabdha, aka: Ārabdha; 5 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 15; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 17. 3-4.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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

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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ārabdha (आरब्ध).—p Begun, commenced.

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

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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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Mārgārabdha (मार्गारब्ध).—begun on right lines; मार्गारब्धाः सर्वयत्नाः फलन्ति (mārgārabdhāḥ sa...
Atyārabdha (अत्यारब्ध).—(= Pali accāraddha), too greatly exerted, adj. with vīrya (so in Pali, ...
Gāndhāra (गान्धार).—m. (-raḥ) 1. One of the seven primary notes of music. 2. Minium or red lead...
Nimitta (निमित्त).—n. (-ttaṃ) 1. Cause, motive, instrumental cause. 2. Mark, sign, spot, trace,...
Setu.—embankment; income or taxes resulting from it (Ghoshal, H. Rev. Syst., pp. 108-09). Note:...
Upasṛṣṭa (उपसृष्ट).—(?) , in sopasṛṣṭāmbaravasanā MSV ii.23.7, would seem to mean she (a wife w...
Tasarikā (तसरिका).—(from Sanskrit tasara, shuttle), in Divy 83.24 (prose), acc. to Index weavin...
Ārabh (आरभ्).—1 Ā.1) To begin, commence, undertake; अथ वा मृदु वस्तु हिंसितुं मृदुनैवारभते प्रज...
Pratyavabhāṣati (प्रत्यवभाषति).—addresses, calls to (from a distance, in the places recorded): ...

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