Balaha, Balāha, Bala-aha: 6 definitions

Introduction:

Balaha 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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Balāha (बलाह).—Water.

Derivable forms: balāham (बलाहम्).

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Balāha (बलाह).—water.

Derivable forms: balāhaḥ (बलाहः).

Balāha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bala and āha (आह).

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

Bālāha (बालाह).—name of the horse called Valāha, q.v.: Divyāvadāna 120.4 ff. (story told at length); 524.20.

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

Balāha (बलाह).—n.

(-haṃ) Water. E. bala strength, āhā to quit, aff. ka .

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

Bālāha (बालाह):—(or vāl) m. Name of a mythical horse, [Buddhist literature]

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

Balāha (बलाह):—[balā+ha] (haṃ) 1. n. Water.

context information

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

Balāha (ಬಲಾಹ):—[noun] a kind of poison.

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Baḷaha (ಬಳಹ):—[noun] = ಬಳಪ [balapa].

context information

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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