Arbhaka: 15 definitions
Arbhaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Arbhak.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Arbhaka (अर्भक).—The son of Ajātaśatru and the father of Udayana.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 24. 15-16.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
arbhaka (अर्भक).—m n (S) A child. 2 An idiot or a simpleton.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
arbhaka (अर्भक).—m n A child. An idiot.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Arbhaka (अर्भक).—a. [According to Nir. avahṛtaṃ bhavati hrasvaṃ tasmādarbhakaḥ]
1) Small, minute, short; नमो महद्भ्यो नमो अर्भकेभ्यः (namo mahadbhyo namo arbhakebhyaḥ) Ṛgveda 1.27.13.
2) Weak, emaciated, lean. परिच्छिन्ना भरता अर्भकासः (paricchinnā bharatā arbhakāsaḥ) Ṛgveda 7.33.6.
4) Young, childish; न हि वो अस्त्यर्भको देवासो न कुमारकः (na hi vo astyarbhako devāso na kumārakaḥ) Ṛgveda 8.3.1.
5) Like, similar.
-kaḥ 1 A boy, child; श्रुतस्य यायादयमन्त- मर्भकः (śrutasya yāyādayamanta- marbhakaḥ) R.3.21,25.7.67.
2) The young of an animal.
3) A fool, idiot.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) 1. A child, the young of any animal. 2. A fool, an idiot. 3. Small, minute. 4. Emaciated. 5. Like, similar. E. ṛdha to grow, vun Unadi affix, and bha substituted for dha.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Arbhaka (अर्भक).—[arbha + ka], m. 1. A child, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 3, 21. 2. The young of any animal, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 14, v. r.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Arbhaka (अर्भक).—[adjective] small, weak, young; [masculine] a child.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Arbhaka (अर्भक) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—poet. [Subhāshitāvali by Vallabhadeva]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Arbhaka (अर्भक):—[from arbha] mfn. small, minute, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]
2) [v.s. ...] weak, [Ṛg-veda vii, 33, 6; Atharva-veda]
3) [v.s. ...] (used together with kumāraka) young, childish, [Ṛg-veda viii, 30, 1 and 69, 15]
4) [v.s. ...] emaciated, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] similar, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) [v.s. ...] m. a boy, child, [Raghuvaṃśa] etc., the young of any animal, [Śakuntalā] ([varia lectio]), [Kādambarī] a fool, idiot, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) [v.s. ...] Name of a poet, [Subhāṣitāvali]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Arbhaka (अर्भक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. Idem.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Arbhaka (अर्भक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Abbhaya.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Arbhaka (अर्भक) [Also spelled arbhak]:—(nm) a young one, an infant.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] that which is very small; a minute thing.
2) [noun] the young of any animal.
3) [noun] a little child.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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