Avarohana, Avarohaṇa: 9 definitions



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Sanskrit dictionary

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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: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Avarohaṇa (अवरोहण).—i. e. ava-ruh + ana, n. Descending, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 20, 179.

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

Avarohaṇa (अवरोहण).—[feminine] ī descending; [neuter] descent (l.&[feminine]).

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]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Avarohaṇa (अवरोहण):——

1) Adj. (f. ī) herabsteigend.

2) n. — a) das Herabsteigen , Sichherablassen von. — b) absteigendes Verhältniss , Herabstimmung ; Uebergang von einem höhern Tone zu einem tiefern Comm. zu [Mṛcchakaṭika 44,14.15.] — c) Absteigeort.

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