Atibahu, Atibāhu: 9 definitions
Atibahu 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Atibāhu (अतिबाहु).—He was a Gandharva born to Kaśyapa by his wife Pradhā. He had three brothers: Hāhā, Hūhū and Tumburu. (Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 65, Verse 51).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Atibāhu (अतिबाहु).—A son of Svāyambhuva Manu.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 31. 17.
Atibāhu (अतिबाहु) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.59.49, I.65) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Atibāhu) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Atibahu (अतिबहु).—Too much,rather unnecessary e. g. इदं चाप्यद्यत्वे अतिबहु क्रियते (idaṃ cāpyadyatve atibahu kriyate), M. Bh. on I.1.38, इदमतिबहु क्रियते (idamatibahu kriyate) M. Bh. on I.4.63, VI.1.145; नातिबहु प्रयोक्तव्यम् (nātibahu prayoktavyam) M. Bh. on VIII.1.4.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Atibāhu (अतिबाहु).—Having extraordinary arms. Name of a ऋषि (ṛṣi) of the fourteenth Manvantara. Hariv.; Name of a Gandharva; Mb.
Derivable forms: atibāhuḥ (अतिबाहुः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Atibahu (अतिबहु):—[=ati-bahu] [from ati] mfn. (ati-) very much
2) [v.s. ...] too much, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā]
3) Atibāhu (अतिबाहु):—[=ati-bāhu] [from ati] m. ‘having extraordinary arms’, Name of a Ṛṣi of the fourteenth Manvantara, [Harivaṃśa]
4) [v.s. ...] Name of a Gandharva, [Mahābhārata]
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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