Samadhura, Sama-dhura: 4 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Samadhura means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samadhura in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Samadhura refers to: carrying an equal burden, equal J. I, 191; asamadhura incomparable Sn. 694 sq.; J. I, 193. But sama-dhura-ggahaṇa “complete imperiousness” VbhA. 492 (see yugaggāha).

Note: samadhura is a Pali compound consisting of the words sama and dhura.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samadhura in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Samadhura (समधुर).—[adjective] carrying the same burden with ([genetive])

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

1) Samadhura (समधुर):—[=sama-dhura] [from sama] a mfn. (for sa-madh See p.1154) bearing an equal burden with ([genitive case]), [Raghuvaṃśa]

2) [=sa-madhura] b mfn. (for sama-dh See p. 1152, col. 3) sweet, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Samadhurā (समधुरा):—[=sa-madhurā] [from sa-madhura] f. a grape, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Samadhura (समधुर):—1. (2. sa + ma)

1) adj. süss.

2) f. ā Weintraube [AUSH. 83.]

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Samadhura (समधुर):—2. (2. sama + dhura = dhur) adj. eine gleiche Last tragend wie (gen.) [Raghuvaṃśa 9, 24.]

context information

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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