Prasabham: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prasabham (प्रसभम्).—ind.

1) Violently, forcibly, perforce; इन्द्रियाणि प्रमाथीनि हरन्ति प्रसभं मनः (indriyāṇi pramāthīni haranti prasabhaṃ manaḥ) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 2.6; Manusmṛti 8.332.

2) Very much, exceedingly; तवास्मि गीतरागेण हारिणा प्रसभं हृतः (tavāsmi gītarāgeṇa hāriṇā prasabhaṃ hṛtaḥ) Ś.1.5; नार्यो हरन्ति हृदयं प्रसभं नराणाम् (nāryo haranti hṛdayaṃ prasabhaṃ narāṇām) Ṛtusaṃhāra 6.25.

3) Importunately; सखेति मत्वा प्रसभं यदुक्तम् (sakheti matvā prasabhaṃ yaduktam) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 11.41.

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

Prasabham (प्रसभम्).—It is used as an indeclinable in the sense of: 1. Exceedingly, much. 2. Violently, forcibly.

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

Prasabham (प्रसभम्).—[pra-sabha + m] (probably vb. sah), adv. 1. Forcibly, Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 1917; [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 19; violently, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 5. 2. Exceedingly, importunately, [Johnson's Selections from the Mahābhārata.] 5, 28.

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

Prasabham (प्रसभम्):—[=pra-sabham] [from pra-sabha] ind.

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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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