Samvri, Saṃvṛ: 3 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Saṃvṛ can be transliterated into English as Samvr or Samvri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Saṃvṛ (संवृ).—1, 5, 9 U.
1) To hide, cover, conceal; मुहुरङ्गुलिसंवृताधरोष्ठम् (muhuraṅgulisaṃvṛtādharoṣṭham) Ś.3.24; R.1.2;7.3.
2) To suppress, restrain, oppose; ऊचे संवरिषीष्ठास्त्वं गच्छ शत्रोः पराक्रमम् (ūce saṃvariṣīṣṭhāstvaṃ gaccha śatroḥ parākramam) Bk. 9.27.
3) To shut up, close.
4) To contract, compress.
5) To secure.
6) To arrange, put in order.
7) To refuse, reject.
8) To select, choose. -Caus.
1) To cover.
2) To restrain.
3) To ward off, prevent, avert.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Saṃvṛ (संवृ):—[=saṃ-vṛ] 1. saṃ-√vṛ [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -vṛṇoti, -vṛṇute etc. ([infinitive mood] -varItum [Epic] also -vartum), to cover up, enclose, hide, conceal, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.;
—to shut, close (a door), [Mahābhārata];
—to put together or in order, arrange, [Kathāsaritsāgara];
—to gather up (snares), [Hitopadeśa] ([varia lectio]);
—to ward off, keep back, restrain, check, stop, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya; Kathāsaritsāgara];
— ([Ātmanepada] -varate) to gather (intr.), accumulate, augment, increase, [Ṛg-veda i, 121, 5] :
—[Causal] -vārayati ([indeclinable participle] vārya), to ward off keep or drive back, repel, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa];—[Desiderative] See saṃ-vuvūrṣu, [column]2.
2) [=saṃ-vṛ] 2. saṃ-√vṛ ([Ātmanepada] only -vṛṇute as 3. [plural]), to choose, seek for, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+17): Samvriddha, Samvriddhi, Samvridh, Samvrih, Samvrij, Samvrijita, Samvrikta, Samvriktadhrishnu, Samvrimh, Samvrish, Samvrit, Samvrita, Samvritacara, Samvritakara, Samvritalomakupasira, Samvritamantra, Samvritamantrata, Samvritaromakupasira, Samvritasamvarya, Samvritaskandha.
Ends with: Abhisamvri.
Full-text (+4): Samvara, Sahattha, Samvarananataka, Samvritatva, Abhisamvri, Samvritamantrata, Samvaravimshaka, Samvritimat, Samvaravyakhya, Samvaraniya, Samvritata, Samvarodayatantra, Samvarayishnu, Samvritamantra, Samvritakara, Samvritasamvarya, Samvuvurshu, Samvaranasraj, Samvriti, Samvrita.
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