Svabhasa, Svābhāsa, Su-abhasa: 2 definitions



Svabhasa 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Svābhāsa (स्वाभास).—a. Very illustrious or splendid.

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Svābhāsa (स्वाभास).—a. very splendid or illustrious; सारतो न विरोधी नः स्वाभासो भरवानुत (sārato na virodhī naḥ svābhāso bharavānuta) Ki.15. 22.

Svābhāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and ābhāsa (आभास).

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

Svābhāsa (स्वाभास):—[=sv-ābhāsa] mfn. very illustrious or splendid, [Kirātārjunīya]

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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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