Vaprabhighata, Vapra-abhighata, Vaprābhighāta: 5 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaprābhighāta (वप्राभिघात).—butting against the bank or side (as of a hill, river &c.); वप्राभिघातपरि- मण्डलितोरुदेहः (vaprābhighātapari- maṇḍalitorudehaḥ) Ki.5.42; cf. तटाघात (taṭāghāta).

Derivable forms: vaprābhighātaḥ (वप्राभिघातः).

Vaprābhighāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vapra and abhighāta (अभिघात).

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

Vaprābhighāta (वप्राभिघात).—m.

(-taḥ) Butting at a bank or mound. E. vapra, abhighāta striking.

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

Vaprābhighāta (वप्राभिघात).—m. butting at a bank or mound.

Vaprābhighāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vapra and abhighāta (अभिघात).

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

Vaprābhighāta (वप्राभिघात):—[from vapra > vap] m. butting at a bank or mound, [Kirātārjunīya [Scholiast or Commentator]] (cf. taṭāghāta).

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

Vaprābhighāta (वप्राभिघात):—[vaprā+bhighāta] (taḥ) 1. m. Butting at a bank.

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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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