Samahva, Samāhva, Samāhvā: 5 definitions


Samahva 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samāhva (समाह्व).—Challenge, defiance.

Derivable forms: samāhvaḥ (समाह्वः).

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Samāhvā (समाह्वा).—

1) A name, an appellation; रथचरणसमाह्वस्तावदौत्सुक्यनुन्ना (rathacaraṇasamāhvastāvadautsukyanunnā) Śiśupālavadha 11.26.

2) The गोजिह्वा (gojihvā) plant.

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

Samāhva (समाह्व).—mf. (-hvaḥ-hvī) 1. Calling out or to, mutual calling. 2. Acclaim. 3. Defiance, Challenge. f.

(-hvā) 1. A plant, commonly Gojiwha. 2. Name. E. sam and āṅ before hveñ to call, ka aff.

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

1) Samāhva (समाह्व):—[from sama] a mfn. having the same name as ([compound]), [Śiśupāla-vadha]

2) Samāhvā (समाह्वा):—[from samāhva > sama] a f. a kind of plant (= go-jihvā), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Samāhva (समाह्व):—[=sam-āhva] [from samā-hve] b m. calling out, mutual calling, challenge, defiance, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) Samāhvā (समाह्वा):—[=sam-āhvā] [from sam-āhva > samā-hve] b f. a [particular] plant (= go-jihvā), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) Samāhva (समाह्व):—[=sam-āhva] [from samā-hve] mfn. ([from] sam + āhvā) bearing the same name, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

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

Samāhvā (समाह्वा):—[samā+hvā] (hvā) 1. f. A plant, Gojihwa; calling out. m. (hvaḥ) Challenge.

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Samahva in German

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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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