Avalambita: 9 definitions
Avalambita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
avalambita : (pp. of avalambati) hung down.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
avalambita (अवलंबित).—p S Supported, protected, patronized, cherished. 2 Grasped or clung to (for support or protection). 3 Hanging, pendant, daugling.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
avalambita (अवलंबित).—p Supported; protected. Hang- ing. Pendent.
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
Avalambita (अवलम्बित).—p. p.
1) Supported, protected.
2) Suspended, hung down; सौधावलम्बितया वरत्रया (saudhāvalambitayā varatrayā) Pt.2; चूतशाखावलम्बिते समुद्रके (cūtaśākhāvalambite samudrake) Ś.4;
3) Expeditious, prompt (śīghra).
4) Alighting, descending (actively used).
5) Depending upon, trusting to.
6) Clung to, caught hold of, समभिसृत्य रसादवलम्बितः (samabhisṛtya rasādavalambitaḥ) Śi.6.1.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Quick, expeditious. 2. Alighting, descending. 3. Protected, cherished. 4. Hanging on or upon, suspended from, clinging to. 5. Depending upon, trusting to, supported by. E. ava, and the part. past of lavi to go, to fall, &c.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avalambita (अवलम्बित).—= [preceding] adj.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Avalambita (अवलम्बित):—[=ava-lambita] [from ava-lamb] mfn. hanging down, hanging on, suspended from, clinging to, [Śakuntalā] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] crouching or settling down, [Hitopadeśa]
3) [v.s. ...] depending upon, resting upon as a support, [Raghuvaṃśa ix, 69; Vikramorvaśī] etc.
4) [v.s. ...] placed upon, [Suśruta]
5) [v.s. ...] supported or protected by
6) [v.s. ...] (in [Passive voice] sense) clung to, caught hold of [Śiśupāla-vadha vi, 10]
7) [v.s. ...] ([from] [Causal]) having been made to hang down, let down (as a basket by a string), [Kathāsaritsāgara]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avalambita (अवलम्बित):—[ava-lambita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Protected, depending on; quick.
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
Avalaṃbita (अवलंबित) [Also spelled avalambit]:—(a) supported; depended.
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Starts with: Avalambitavya.
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