Hastalambana, Hastālambana, Hasta-alambana: 2 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hastālambana (हस्तालम्बन).—support of the hand; दत्तहस्तावलम्बे प्रारम्भे (dattahastāvalambe prārambhe) Ratn.1.8 'being aided or helped on'.

Derivable forms: hastālambanam (हस्तालम्बनम्).

Hastālambana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hasta and ālambana (आलम्बन). See also (synonyms): hastāvalamba.

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

Hastālambana (हस्तालम्बन):—[from hasta] n. idem, [Pañcatantra]

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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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