Samgrahaka, Saṃgrāhaka: 6 definitions

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Introduction:

Samgrahaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Sangrahak.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samgrahaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃgrāhaka (संग्राहक).—

1) A collector, compiler.

2) A charioteer (saṃgṛhṇāti niyacchati rathyān); उवाच संग्राहकमागतास्थस्तत्रैव निष्कम्प- निविष्टदृष्टिः (uvāca saṃgrāhakamāgatāsthastatraiva niṣkampa- niviṣṭadṛṣṭiḥ) Bu. Ch.3.27.

Derivable forms: saṃgrāhakaḥ (संग्राहकः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Saṃgrahaka (संग्रहक).—(°-) (?) , = (and probably error for) saṃgrā- haka, charioteer, q.v.: °ka-rūpeṇa Gaṇḍavyūha 225.26 (without context), followed by sārthavāhakarūpeṇa.

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Saṃgrāhaka (संग्राहक).—(= Pali saṃgāhaka, both mgs.), (1) adj., attracting, drawing to oneself: saṃgrahavastu-(q.v.)- sarvasattva-°kāḥ, one of the 18 āveṇika-bodhisattva- dharmāḥ, Mahāvyutpatti 793; (2) charioteer: Mātalinā ca °kena Mahāvastu ii.49.11; Mātaliṃ °kam Jātakamālā 75.16; probably read so for saṃgrahaka-, Gaṇḍavyūha 225.26. (Also Buddhac. iii.27.)

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

Saṃgrāhaka (संग्राहक).—[feminine] ī contracting, comprehending, short.

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

1) Saṃgrāhaka (संग्राहक):—[=saṃ-grāhaka] [from saṃ-grāha > saṃ-grabh] mf(ī)n. putting together, summing up, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

2) [v.s. ...] astringent, obstructing, constipating, [Suśruta]

3) [v.s. ...] drawing or attracting to one’s self, [Mahā-vyutpatti]

4) [v.s. ...] m. a charioteer, [Jātakamālā]

5) [v.s. ...] a gatherer, collector, compiler, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

[Sanskrit to German]

Samgrahaka 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samgrahaka in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Saṃgrāhaka (संग्राहक) [Also spelled sangrahak]:—(a) receptive; ~[] receptivity.

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