Asphala, Āsphāla: 8 definitions

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Asphala 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āsphāla (आस्फाल).—

1) Striking, rubbing, causing to move gently.

2) Flapping.

3) Particularly, the flapping motion of an elephant's ears.

Derivable forms: āsphālaḥ (आस्फालः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āsphāla (आस्फाल).—m.

(-laḥ) 1. Striking, rubbing, causing to move gently. 2. Flapping, clapping. 3. The flapping motion of an elephant’s ear. E. āṅ before sphala to move, causal form, ghañ aff.

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

1) Āsphāla (आस्फाल):—[=ā-sphāla] [from ā-sphal] m. causing to flap or move

2) [v.s. ...] striking

3) [v.s. ...] flapping, clapping

4) [v.s. ...] rebounding, recoiling, [Naiṣadha-carita]

5) [v.s. ...] the flapping motion of an elephant’s ears towards each other, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Āsphāla (आस्फाल):—[ā-sphāla] (laḥ) 1. m. The flapping of the elephant’s ears.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Āsphāla (आस्फाल) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Apphāla, Āphāla.

[Sanskrit to German]

Asphala in German

context information

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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Āsphāla (ಆಸ್ಫಾಲ):—[noun] = ಆಸ್ಫಾಲನ [asphalana].

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Āsphāḷa (ಆಸ್ಫಾಳ):—[noun] = ಆಸ್ಫಾಲ [asphala].

context information

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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