Gambhiravedin, Gambhīravedin, Gambhira-vedin: 4 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gambhīravedin (गम्भीरवेदिन्).—a. restive (as an elephant); not minding the goad; sensitive only to harsh stimuli. cf. Mātaṅga. L.8.21. अङ्कुशं द्विरदस्येव यन्ता गम्भीरवेदिनः (aṅkuśaṃ dviradasyeva yantā gambhīravedinaḥ) R.4.39; Śi.5.49 (see Malli. ad. loc.); गम्भीरवेदिभिर्भद्रकरिभिर्गिरिसंनिभैः (gambhīravedibhirbhadrakaribhirgirisaṃnibhaiḥ) Śiva. B. 25.58; cf. also चिरकालेन यो वेत्ति शिक्षां परिचितामपि । गम्भीर- वेदी विज्ञेयः स गजो गजवेदिभिः (cirakālena yo vetti śikṣāṃ paricitāmapi | gambhīra- vedī vijñeyaḥ sa gajo gajavedibhiḥ) || also त्वग्भेदाच्छोणितस्रावान्मांसस्य कथनादपि । आत्मानं यो न जानाति तस्य गम्भीरवेदिता (tvagbhedācchoṇitasrāvānmāṃsasya kathanādapi | ātmānaṃ yo na jānāti tasya gambhīraveditā) ||

Gambhīravedin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gambhīra and vedin (वेदिन्).

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

Gambhīravedin (गम्भीरवेदिन्).—m. (-dī) A restive elephant. E. gambhīra dull, and vid to know, affix ṇini.

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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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