Avarohana, Avarohaṇa: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avarohaṇa (अवरोहण).—

1) Alighting, descending.

2) Ascending.

Derivable forms: avarohaṇam (अवरोहणम्).

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

Avarohaṇa (अवरोहण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) 1. Alighting, descending. 2. Mounting. E. ava before ruha to mount, lyuṭ aff.

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

1) Avarohaṇa (अवरोहण):—[=ava-rohaṇa] [from ava-ruh] mf(ī)n. alighting, descending, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] n. descending, alighting from ([ablative] [Mahābhārata i, 462], or in [compound] [Kathāsaritsāgara])

3) [v.s. ...] (in music = ava-roha) descending from a higher tone to a lower one [commentator or commentary] on [Mṛcchakaṭikā]

4) [v.s. ...] the place of descending, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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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. 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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