Padabhilashin, Padābhilāṣin, Pada-abhilashin: 2 definitions


Padabhilashin 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.

The Sanskrit term Padābhilāṣin can be transliterated into English as Padabhilasin or Padabhilashin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Padābhilāṣin (पदाभिलाषिन्).—a. wishing for an office.

Padābhilāṣin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pada and abhilāṣin (अभिलाषिन्).

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

Padābhilāṣin (पदाभिलाषिन्):—[from pada > pad] mfn. wishing for an office, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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. 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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