Sambhasa, Sambhāsā, Sambhasha, Saṃbhāṣa, Saṃbhāṣā: 10 definitions

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Sambhasa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Saṃbhāṣa and Saṃbhāṣā can be transliterated into English as Sambhasa or Sambhasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Sambhāsā, (f.) (saṃ+bhāsā) conversation, talk; sukha-° J. VI, 296 (v. l.); mudu-° J. II, 326=IV. 471=V. 451. (Page 694)

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃbhāṣa (संभाष).—Conversation.

Derivable forms: saṃbhāṣaḥ (संभाषः).

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Saṃbhāṣā (संभाषा).—

1) Discourse, conversation; प्रतिश्रवणसंभाषे शयानो न समाचरेत् (pratiśravaṇasaṃbhāṣe śayāno na samācaret) Ms.2.195;8.354.

2) Greeting.

3) Criminal connection.

4) An agreement, a contract.

5) A watch-word, war-cry.

See also (synonyms): saṃbhāṣaṇa.

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

Sambhāṣā (सम्भाषा).—f.

(-ṣā) 1. War-cry, watch-word. 2. Conversation, discourse. 3. Contract, agreement. 4. Greeting. 5. A criminal connection. E. sam together, bhāṣā speech.

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

Saṃbhāṣa (संभाष).—i. e. sam-bhāṣ + a, I. m. Conversation, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 195; in sneha-, Kind conversation, [Pañcatantra] 51, 23. Ii. f. 1. Greeting, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 38, M. M. 2. A criminal connexion, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 363. 3. Contract, agreement. 4. War-cry, watch-word.

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

Saṃbhāṣa (संभाष).—[masculine] saṃbhāṣaṇa & sambhāṣita [neuter] talk, conversation.

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

1) Sambhāṣa (सम्भाष):—[=sam-bhāṣa] [from sam-bhāṣ] m. discourse, talk, conversation with ([genitive case] or [instrumental case] with or without saha, or [compound]), [Gṛhyāsaṃgraha; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

2) Sambhāṣā (सम्भाषा):—[=sam-bhāṣā] [from sam-bhāṣa > sam-bhāṣ] f. idem, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] engagement, contract, agreement, [Subhāṣitāvali]

4) [v.s. ...] watchword, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] greeting, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

6) [v.s. ...] sexual connection, [ib.]

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

Sambhāṣā (सम्भाषा):—[sa-mbhāṣā] (ṣā) 1. f. Idem; contract.

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

Saṃbhāṣa (संभाष) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Saṃbhāsa, Saṃbhāsā, Saṃmāsi.

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Sambhasa 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Saṃbhāsa (संभास) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Saṃbhāṣ.

2) Saṃbhāsa (संभास) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃbhāṣa.

3) Saṃbhāsā (संभासा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃbhāṣā.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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