Jivagraham, Jīvagrāham, Jiva-graham: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jīvagrāham (जीवग्राहम्).—ind. in an alive condition; जीवग्राहं निगृह्णीमो वयमेनं नराधिपाः (jīvagrāhaṃ nigṛhṇīmo vayamenaṃ narādhipāḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 6.77.1.

Jīvagrāham is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jīva and grāham (ग्राहम्).

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

Jīvagrāham (जीवग्राहम्):—[=jīva-grāham] [from jīva > jīv] ind. with √grah, ([Pāṇini 3-4, 36]) to capture alive, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā ii, 2, 12; Mahābhārata; Daśakumāra-carita ix, 181; Kathāsaritsāgara]

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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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