Samarabh, Samārabh: 3 definitions


Samarabh 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samārabh (समारभ्).—1 Ā.

1) To begin, undertake.

2) To try to propitiate, win over; अहं त्विमं जलनिधिं समारप्स्याभ्युपायतः (ahaṃ tvimaṃ jalanidhiṃ samārapsyābhyupāyataḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.283.3.

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

Samārabh (समारभ्):—[=sam-ā-√rabh] [Ātmanepada] -rabhate (rarely [Parasmaipada] ti), to take in hand, undertake, begin, commence (with [accusative] or [infinitive mood]; [indeclinable participle] -rabhya with [accusative]= ‘beginning from’), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā] etc. etc.;

—to try to get near to or propitiate, [Mahābhārata]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Samārabh (समारभ्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Uvahaṭṭa, Kevalāa, Samāra, Samāraṃbha, Sārava.

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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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