Sadhyabhava, Sādhyābhāva, Sadhya-abhava: 4 definitions
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Sādhyābhāva (साध्याभाव).—the absence of the major term.
Derivable forms: sādhyābhāvaḥ (साध्याभावः).
Sādhyābhāva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sādhya and abhāva (अभाव).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-vaḥ) 1. Absence of the thing to be proved. 2. Absence of the subject of a proposition. 3. Impossibility of cure. E. sādhya, and abhāva non-existence.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sādhyābhāva (साध्याभाव):—[from sādhya > sādh] m. absence of the thing to be proved, [ib.]
2) [v.s. ...] impossibility of cure, [ib.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sādhyābhāva (साध्याभाव):—[sādhyā-bhāva] (vaḥ) 1. m. Absence of the thing to be proved; incurability.
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