Sarvahara, Sarva-hara, Sarvahāra: 7 definitions

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Sarvahara 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 Sarvhara.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Sarvahara (सर्वहर).—a.

1) appropriating everything.

2) inheriting a person's whole property.

3) all-destroying (as death); मृत्युः सर्वहरश्चाहम् (mṛtyuḥ sarvaharaścāham) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 1.34.

Sarvahara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarva and hara (हर).

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Sarvahāra (सर्वहार).—confiscating of one's entire property; सर्वहारं हरेन्नृपः (sarvahāraṃ harennṛpaḥ) Manusmṛti 8.399.

Derivable forms: sarvahāraḥ (सर्वहारः).

Sarvahāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarva and hāra (हार). See also (synonyms): sarvaharaṇa.

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

Sarvahāra (सर्वहार) or Sarvvahāra.—m.

(-raḥ) 1. Total confiscation. 2. Seizing the whole. E. sarva, hāra taking; also sarvaharaṇaṃ .

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

Sarvahara (सर्वहर).—[adjective] seizing or taking all; [masculine] [Epithet] of Yama.

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

1) Sarvahara (सर्वहर):—[=sarva-hara] [from sarva] mfn. appropriating everything, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] inheriting a person’s whole property, [Viṣṇu-smṛti, viṣṇu-sūtra, vaiṣṇava-dharma-śāstra]

3) [v.s. ...] all-destroying (as death), [Bhagavad-gītā; Rāmāyaṇa; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Pañcarātra]

4) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Yama, [Harivaṃśa]

5) Sarvahāra (सर्वहार):—[=sarva-hāra] [from sarva] m. = -haraṇa, [Manu-smṛti viii, 399]

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

Sarvahāra (सर्वहार):—[sarva-hāra] (raḥ) 1. m. Confiscation.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sarvahara in German

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Hindi dictionary

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

Sarvahārā (सर्वहारा) [Also spelled sarvhara]:—(nm) the proletariat; —[varga] the proletariat class; •[kī tānāśāhī] dictatorship of the proletariat.

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