Gambhirika, Gambhīrikā: 2 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gambhīrikā (गम्भीरिका).—Name of a river; गम्भीरायाः पयसि (gambhīrāyāḥ payasi) Me.42.

See also (synonyms): gambhīrā.

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

1) Gambhīrikā (गम्भीरिका):—[from gambhīraka > gabha] f. with dṛṣṭi, a particular disease of the eye (which causes the pupil to contract and the eye to sink in its socket), [vi, 1, 28 and 7, 39]

2) [v.s. ...] (= ) Name of a river, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā xvi, 16.]

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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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