Ibha: 12 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Ibha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra

Ibha (इभ) refers to “elephant”. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (See the Manubhāṣya, verse 11.68)

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Ibha.—(EI 25), ‘eight’. Note: ibha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ibha : (m.) elephant.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ibha (इभ).—m S An elephant.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ibha (इभ).—[i-bhan-kicca Uṇ.3.151]

1) An elephant.

2) Fearless power (Sāy.).

3) Servants, dependents (Ved.)

4) The number eight.

-bhī A female elephant. [cf. L. ebur].

Derivable forms: ibhaḥ (इभः).

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

Ibha (इभ).—m.

(-bhaḥ) 1. An elephant. 2. Best (in composition.) E. iṇ to go, bhan Unadi aff.

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

Ibha (इभ).—m. An elephant, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 315.

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

Ibha (इभ).—[masculine] [neuter] household, family; [masculine] elephant.

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

1) Ibha (इभ):—m. (?√i, [Uṇādi-sūtra iii, 153]) servants, dependants, domestics, household, family, [Ṛg-veda] ([Boehtlingk & Roth’s Sanskrit-Woerterbuch])

2) fearless ([Sāyaṇa])

3) an elephant, [Manu-smṛti; Bhartṛhari; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.

4) the number eight

5) Name of a plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) ([according to] to some also in [Ṛg-veda] = ‘elephant’)

7) cf. [Greek] ἐλ-έφας [Latin] ebur.

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

Ibha (इभ):—(bhaḥ) 1. m. An elephant.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Ibha (इभ):—

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Ibha (इभ):—2. m. Elephant [Yāska’s Nirukta 6, 12.] [Amarakoṣa 2, 8, 2, 3.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1218.] [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 8, 34. 11, 68. 12, 67.] [Bhartṛhari 1, 5. 58.] am Ende eines adj. comp. f. ā [Amarakoṣa 2, 8, 2, 48.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 748.] ibhī ein Elephantenweibchen [Amarakoṣa 3, 4, 55.] [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 3, 3, 75.] — Vgl. ibhyā .

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Ibha (इभ):—2. [Spr. 2620.] — Vgl. gandhebha, digibha .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Ibha (इभ):——

1) m. oder n. Gesinde , Dienerschaft , Hausgenossenschaft , Familie. [Ṛgveda (roth). 9,57,3] ibhe zu vermuthen. —

2) m. — a) Elephant [Raghuvaṃśa 4,47.59.] kumbha m. [Indische studien von Weber 14,373.] Am Ende eines adj. Comp. f. ā — b) Bez. der Zahl acht [Gaṇitādhāya 2,5.] — c) *Mesua Roxburghii [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa (roth) ] —

3) *f. ī Elephantenweibchen.

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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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