Avahaka, Āvāhaka: 2 definitions


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

Āvāhaka (आवाहक).—f. °ikā, adj. (to Sanskrit ā-vah-), bringing in, introductive, inductive: Bodhisattvabhūmi 97.12 āvāhaka-hetuḥ (one of 10 kinds of hetu); 98.1 (tat punar bījanirvṛttaṃ) phalam uttarasya bījākṣiptaphalasyāvāhakahetuḥ; 99.26 (… tasyāḥ sasyaniṣpatteḥ sasya-)-paripākasyāvāhakahetuḥ; Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 203.10 (sā…prajñāpāramitā na kasyacit dharma- syāveśikā) vā…āvāhikā vā nirvāhikā vā.

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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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avāhaka (ಅವಾಹಕ):—[noun] that which does not allow electricity or heat to pass through it; a non-conductor.

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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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