Avagrahana, Avagrahaṇa: 10 definitions

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Introduction:

Avagrahana 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Avagrahana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

avagrahaṇa (अवग्रहण).—n (Poet-corruption of avaghrāṇa) Smelling. Ex. mastaka avagrahaṇa karī || saprēma baisavī aṅkāvarī ||.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Avagrahana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avagrahaṇa (अवग्रहण).—

1) An obstacle, impediment.

2) Disrespect, disregard.

3) Knowledge.

Derivable forms: avagrahaṇam (अवग्रहणम्).

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

Avagrahaṇa (अवग्रहण).—(nt.; Sanskrit only Lex. in different mgs.; not in Pali; seems = AMg. uggahaṇa, equated with avagrahaṇa by [Ardha-Māgadhī Dictionary] and defined general perception, perception of broad outlines), perception, (sensual or mental) grasping: Daśabhūmikasūtra 75.19 traidhātukāvagrahaṇa-saṃjñāniṣkar- ṣaṇa-tāṃ, state of getting rid of notions based on perception of the triple universe.

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

Avagrahaṇa (अवग्रहण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) 1. Obstacle, impediment. 2. Disrespect. E. ava, graha to take, lyuṭ aff.

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

1) Avagrahaṇa (अवग्रहण):—[=ava-grahaṇa] [from ava-grah] n. the act of impeding or restraining, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] disrespect, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Avagrahaṇa (अवग्रहण):—[ava-grahaṇa] (ṇaṃ) 1. n. Obstacle, abuse.

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

Avagrahaṇa (अवग्रहण) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Avagahaṇa, Avaggahaṇa, Uggahaṇa, Ogiṇhaṇa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Avagrahana in German

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Avagrahana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avagrahaṇa (ಅವಗ್ರಹಣ):—[noun] = ಅವಗ್ರಹ - [avagraha -] 1, 2 & 3.

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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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