Venisamhara, Veṇisaṃhāra, Veni-samhara, Veṇīsaṃhāra: 6 definitions


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

Veṇisaṃhāra (वेणिसंहार) or Veṇīsaṃhāra (वेणीसंहार).—

1) tying the hair into a braid; Ve.6.

2) Name of a drama by Bhaṭṭa Nārāyaṅa.

Derivable forms: veṇisaṃhāraḥ (वेणिसंहारः), veṇīsaṃhāraḥ (वेणीसंहारः).

Veṇisaṃhāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms veṇi and saṃhāra (संहार).

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

Veṇīsaṃhāra (वेणीसंहार).—[masculine] T. of a play.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Veṇīsaṃhāra (वेणीसंहार) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—nāṭaka, by Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa. Jones. 413. Io. 1835. W. p. 163. Oxf. 145^b. 146^a. Paris. (D 109). K. 74. B. 2, 124. Ben. 37. Kāṭm. 7. Pheh. 6. Rādh. 23. Burnell. 172^b. Gu. 4. Bh. 23. Poona. 214. H. 109. Oppert. 616. 673. 922. 1577. 1712. 3489. 6217. 6433. 6671. Ii, 858. 992. 1176. 2750. 6017. 6707. 7035. 8362. 9099. 10414. Rice. 264. Peters. 3, 396. Proceed. Asb. 1869, 193.
—[commentary] Oppert. Ii, 8363.
—[commentary] by Jagaddhara. Io. 1503. W. p. 163. Oxf. 146^a. K. 74. Prākṛtacandrikā. Peters. 1, 117.

Veṇīsaṃhāra has the following synonyms: Veṇīsaṃvaraṇa.

2) Veṇīsaṃhāra (वेणीसंहार):—nāṭaka, by Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa. Fl. 446. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 88. Peters. 4, 30.
—[commentary] by Jagaddhara. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 88. Stein 79 (inc.).

3) Veṇīsaṃhāra (वेणीसंहार):—nāṭaka, by Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa.
—[commentary] by Jagaddhara, son of Ratnadhara. Ulwar 1026.

4) Veṇīsaṃhāra (वेणीसंहार):—nāṭaka by Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa. As p. 180. (2 Mss.). Bd. 519. Io. 1316. 1835. Peters. 5, 434. Prākṛtachāyā. Bd. 469.

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

Veṇīsaṃhāra (वेणीसंहार):—[=veṇī-saṃhāra] [from veṇī > veṇi] m. ‘binding up of the braided hair’ Name of a well-known drama by Bhaṭṭa-nārāyaṇa (who probably lived in the 9th century; its subject is taken from an incident narrated in the 2nd and 8th books of the Mahā-bhārata, in which is described how Yudhiṣṭhira gambled away all his possessions, including Draupadī, and how Duḥ-śāsana then insulted Draupadī by loosening her braided hair and dragging her away by her dishevelled locks, and how Bhīma, who witnessed the insult, swore that he would one day kill Duḥ-śāsana and drink his blood; this threat he fulfilled, and Draupadī’s hair was then bound up again; cf. [Mahābhārata ii, 2229-2235, viii, 4235]).

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Venisamhara 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Venisamhara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vēṇīsaṃhāra (ವೇಣೀಸಂಹಾರ):—[noun] the act of combing and braiding of the hair.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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