Sambhash, Saṃbhāṣ: 5 definitions


Sambhash 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.

The Sanskrit term Saṃbhāṣ can be transliterated into English as Sambhas or Sambhash, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃbhāṣ (संभाष्).—1 Ā.

1) (a) To speak together, converse; असंभाष्ये साक्षिभिश्च देशे संभाषते मिथः (asaṃbhāṣye sākṣibhiśca deśe saṃbhāṣate mithaḥ) Manusmṛti 8.55. (b) To say or speak in general.

2) To speak to, address.

3) To greet, salute.

4) To agree together, consent. -Caus.

1) To converse with.

2) To persuade, prevail upon.

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

Sāmbhas (साम्भस्).—mfn.

(-mbhāḥ-mbhāḥ-mbhaḥ) Having or being united with water. E. sa with, ambhas water.

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

1) Sambhāṣ (सम्भाष्):—[=sam-√bhāṣ] [Ātmanepada] -bhāṣate ([present participle] in [Mahābhārata] also -bhāṣat), to speak together, converse with ([instrumental case] with or without saha), [Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to speak to ([accusative]), address, greet, salute, [Kauṣītaki-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.;

—to join in a conversation, [Vaitāna-sūtra];

—to agree, consent, enter into an engagement, [Rāmāyaṇa];

—to talk over, persuade, [Hitopadeśa];

—to speak, say, recite, [Harivaṃśa];

—to have sexual intercourse with, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary] :

—[Causal] -bhāṣayati ([indeclinable participle] -bhāṣitvā [varia lectio] in [Bombay edition] for -bhāṣayitvā), to converse with ([instrumental case]), [Harivaṃśa];

—to speak to, address ([accusative]), [Rāmāyaṇa];

—to persuade, prevail upon ([varia lectio] for -bhāvayati), [Mahābhārata]

2) Sāmbhas (साम्भस्):—mfn. having or containing water, watery, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]

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

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

[Sanskrit to German]

Sambhash 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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