Graham, Grāham: 3 definitions


Graham 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Grāham (ग्राहम्).—ind. (At the end of comp.) Taking, seizing; बन्दिग्राहं गृहीता (bandigrāhaṃ gṛhītā) V.1.

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

1) Grāham (ग्राहम्):—[from grāha > grah] a ind. See sub voce

2) [from grah] b ind. so as to seize, (ifc.), [Pāṇini 3-4, 39]

3) [v.s. ...] (with [locative case] or [instrumental case] or ifc.) 50 [Kāśikā-vṛtti]

4) [v.s. ...] (with [accusative] or ifc.) 53 [Kāśikā-vṛtti] (cf. nāma-grāh.)

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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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