Balahan, Bala-han: 7 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Balahan (बलहन्).—m.

1) an epithet of Indra; पाण्डुः स्मरति ते नित्यं बलहन्तुः समीपगः (pāṇḍuḥ smarati te nityaṃ balahantuḥ samīpagaḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 15.2.17.

2) of Balarāma.

3) phlegm.

Balahan is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bala and han (हन्). See also (synonyms): balahantṛ.

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

Balahan (बलहन्).—m.

(-hā) Phlegm, the phlegmatic humour. E. bala strength and han destroying.

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

Bālahan (बालहन्).—[feminine] ghnī murdering children, infanticide.

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

1) Balahan (बलहन्):—[=bala-han] [from bala > bal] mf(ghnī)n. one who slays or destroys armies, [Harivaṃśa] ([varia lectio] -vat)

2) [v.s. ...] m. ‘destroyer of strength’, phlegm, the phlegmatic humour, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Bālahan (बालहन्):—[=bāla-han] [from bāla] mf(ghnī)n. ch°-murdering, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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

Balahan (बलहन्):—[bala-han] (hā) 5. m. Phlegm.

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Balahan in German

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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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