Lubh: 9 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lubh (लुभ्).—I. 6 P. To bewilder, confound, perplex. -II. 4 P. (lubhyati, lubdha)

1) To covet, long for, desire eagerly (with dat. or loc.); तथापि रामो लुलुभे मृगाय (tathāpi rāmo lulubhe mṛgāya).

2) To allure, entice.

3) To be bewidered or perplexed, go astray. -Caus. (lobhayati-te)

1) To make greedy, cause to long for, produce or excite desire for; पुप्लुवे बहु लोभयन् (pupluve bahu lobhayan) Bk. 5.48.

2) To excite lust.

3) To entice, seduce, allure, attract; लोभ्यमाननयनः श्लथांशुकैर्मेखलागुणपदैर्नितम्बिभिः (lobhyamānanayanaḥ ślathāṃśukairmekhalāguṇapadairnitambibhiḥ) R.19.26.

4) To derange, disorder, disturb.

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

Lubh (लुभ्).—r. 4th cl. (lubhyati) To desire, to covet. r. 6th cl. (lubhati) 1. To bewilder, to perplex or delude. 2. To desire eagerly. 3. To allure. With pra or sam, To attract or allure. Caus. (lobhayati-te) 1. To excite desire. 2. To attract. 3. To excite lust. 4. To disturb. With vi, 1. To attract. 2. To divert, to amuse.

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

Lubh (लुभ्).—i. 4, [Parasmaipada.] To covet, to desire, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 27, M.M. (with dat.). i. 6, [Parasmaipada.] To bewilder, to perplex. Ptcple. of the pf. pass. lubdha. 1. Desiring, [Hitopadeśa] 16, 4, M.M. 2. Covetous, greedy, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 190, 1. 3. Avaricious, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 87. m. 1. A hunter, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 71, 35. 2. A lecher. Comp. Ati-, adj. excessively greedy, [Hitopadeśa] ii. 1 (envious). Guṇa-, adj., f. dhā, loving excellent qualities, [Hitopadeśa] iv. [distich] 97. Ptcple. of the fut. pass. lobhanīya, Worthy to be desired, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 20. Superl. lobhanīyatama, Most worthy to be desired, [Indralokāgamana] 5, 14. [Causal.] 1. To cause to desire, to make greedy, [Pañcatantra] 256, 1. 2. To allure, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 8, 23. 3. To entice away, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 50, 6.

— With the prep. anu anu, [Causal.] To suffer to be allured, to long after, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 49, 38.

— With pari pari, [Causal.] To allure, [Mṛcchakaṭikā, (ed. Stenzler.)] 127, 16 (anomal. lobhase).

— With pra pra, 1. To pollute, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 20 ([Ātmanepada.]). 2. To follow one’s carnal desire, [Pañcatantra] 262, 9. [Causal.] To allure, Mahābhārata 3, 10044.

— With vi vi, To disturb. vilubhita, 1. Bewildered. 2. Shaken (by wind). [Causal.] 1. To allure, to seduce, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 8, 16; [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 191, 10. 2. To beguile, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 94, 1. 3. To enchant, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 81, 17.

— Cf. [Latin] lubet, libet, libido, līber, ‘free’ and ‘son’; (based on an old [frequentative.]); [Gothic.] liubs, us-laubjan; [Anglo-Saxon.] leóf, lyfan, lufian, lóf, leaf, left.

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

Lubh (लुभ्).—lubhyati [participle] lubdha (q.v.) go astray, be lustful or covetous, desire eagerly, long for ([locative] or [dative]); attract, allure. [Causative] lobhayati confuse, disturb, trouble, derange; allure. [Intensive] lolubhyate be very greedy of ([locative]).

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

1) Lubh (लुभ्):—[class] 6. [Parasmaipada] lubhati (only [Dhātupāṭha xviii, 22]) or [class] 4. [Parasmaipada] [xxvi, 124] lubhyati ([perfect tense] lulubhe, [Rāmāyaṇa]; [Aorist] alubhat, or alobhīt [grammar]; [future] lobdhā, or lobhitā, lobhiṣyati, [ib.]; [infinitive mood] lobdhum, [Mahābhārata]; [indeclinable participle] lobhitvā lubhitvā, lubdhvā [grammar]),

—to be perplexed or disturbed, become disordered, go astray, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa];

—to desire greatly or eagerly, long for, be interested in ([dative case] or [locative case]), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to entice, allure, [Rāmāyaṇa] :—[Causal] lobhayati, te ([Aorist] alūlubhat, [Brāhmaṇa]; [Passive voice] lobhyate, [Mahābhārata]),

—to confound, bewilder, perplex, derange, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa];

—to cause to desire or long for, excite lust, allure, entice, attract, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.;

—to efface, [Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra] (cf. [Causal] of √lup) :—[Desiderative] of [Causal] lulobhayiṣati, see, ā -√lubh:—[Desiderative] lulubhiṣati or lulobhiṣati [grammar]:—[Intensive] lolubhyate ([grammar] also lolobdhi), to have a vehement desire for ([locative case]), [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]

2) cf. [Latin] lubet, libet, libido; [Gothic] liufs; [German] liob, lieb, lieben; [Anglo-Saxon] leóf; [English] lief, love.

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

Lubh (लुभ्):—lubhyati 4. a. To covet. (śa) lubhati 6. a. To bewilder. With pra or saṃ To attract, allure.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Lubh (लुभ्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Lubbha, Luma, Saṃbhāva.

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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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