Dambh, Ḍambh, Daṃbh: 7 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ḍambh (डम्भ्).—1 U. (ḍambhayati-te) To collect.

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Daṃbh (दंभ्).—I. 1, 5 P. (dabhati or dabhnoti, dabdha; desid. dhipsati, dhīpsati, didabhiṣati)

1) To injure, hurt.

2) To deceive, cheat.

3) To go. -II. 1 U. (dambhayati-te) To impel, propel, drive onward. अस्मान् कदा चना दभन् (asmān kadā canā dabhan) Ṛgveda 1.84.2.

See also (synonyms): dabh.

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Dambh (दम्भ्).—I. 5 P. See दभ् (dabh). -II. Caus. or 1 U. (dambhayatite)

1) To kill, destroy, strike down.

2) (Ā.) To collect, arrange, string.

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

Dambh (दम्भ्).—[dambha] r. 5th cl. (u) dambhu (damnoti) 1. To act deceitfully, to cheat, to impose upon, to trick or deceive. 2. To split or divide. r. 10th cl. (dambhayate) To collect, to gather, to arrange or string. svā0 pa0 aka0 seṭ . saṅghāte curā0 ā0 .

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

Ḍambh (डम्भ्).—v. r. of ḍap.

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Dambh (दम्भ्).—see dabh.

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

1) Ḍambh (डम्भ्):—[class] 10. [Ātmanepada], [varia lectio] for √ḍap.

2) Dambh (दम्भ्):—a or dabh [class] 1. ([subjunctive] dabhat and bhāti, [Ṛg-veda]; [plural] bhanti, [vii], bhan, [i f., x] and, [Atharva-veda]; [Potential] bheyam, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā i, 6, 2, 4]) and [class] 5.dabhnoti (‘to go’ [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska ii, 14]; [imperative] nuhi, [Atharva-veda x, 3, 3]; cf. [Ātmanepada], [Passive voice] dabhyate, [Ṛg-veda i, 41, 1]; [perfect tense] dadābha, [v, 32, 7]; dambha [Pāṇini 1-2, 6; Siddhānta-kaumudī] [Atharva-veda v, 29]; [plural] debhur [Pāṇini 6-4, 120], [vArttika] 4, [Patañjali] [Ṛg-veda i, 147, 3=iv, 4, 13;x, 89, 5]; also dadambhur and 2.sg. debhitha or dadambhitha, [Pāṇini 1-2, 6; Siddhānta-kaumudī]; [Aorist] [plural] dadabhanta, [Ṛg-veda i, 148, 2]; adambhiṣur, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya xv, 3])

2) —to hurt, injure, destroy, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; ṢaḍvBr.; Bhaṭṭi-kāvya];

2) —to deceive, abandon, [Ṛg-veda i, 84. 20; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā iv f., viii] :—[Causal] ([subjunctive] and p. dambhayat; 2. sg. yas, ya)

2) —to destroy, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda];

2) — dambhayati or dābh, to impel, [Dhātupāṭha xxxii, 132];

2) — dambhayate, to accumulate, [xxx, 4] :

2) —[Desiderative] dipsati ([subjunctive] [Atharva-veda iv, 36, 1 f.] and p. dipsat) to intend to injure or destroy, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā xi, 80];—dhips, dhīps, didambhiṣati, [Pāṇini 7-2, 49 and 4, 56 (i, 2, 10 Patañjali])

3) b See √dabh.

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

Dambh (दम्भ्):—(na, u) dabhnoti 5. a. To act deceitfully; to divide. (ka) dambhayati 10. a. To collect, order, boast.

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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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