Vibha, Vibhā: 9 definitions


Vibha 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vibhā (विभा).—2 P.

1) To shine; पयसा कमलेन विभाति सरः (payasā kamalena vibhāti saraḥ) Bh. 2.71.

2) To seem, appear.

3) To become visible, come to light.

4) To dawn; सुखमिव सा विबभौ विभावरी (sukhamiva sā vibabhau vibhāvarī) Rām.1.22.24.

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Vibhā (विभा).—

1) Light, lustre.

2) A ray of light.

3) Beauty, splendour.

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

Vibhā (विभा).—f.

(-bhā) 1. A ray of light. 2. Light, lustre. 3. Beauty. E. vi variously, bhā to shine, aff. ac .

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

Vibhā (विभा).—[vi-bhā], f. 1. Light. 2. Lustre, [Nalodya, (ed. Benary.)] 1, 48. 3. Beauty. 4. A ray of light.

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

Vibhā (विभा).—[adjective] shining; [feminine] lustre, splendour, beauty.

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Vibhā (विभा).—shine forth, shine far and wide, begin to be bright (night), be brilliant, make a show, catch the eye, appear, arise, look or be like ( = [Simple]); shine upon, illumine.

Vibhā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vi and bhā (भा).

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

1) Vibhā (विभा):—[=vi-bhā] 1. vi-√bhā [Parasmaipada] -bhāti, to shine or gleam forth, come to light, become visible, appear, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

—to shine upon, illumine, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Mahābhārata];

—to procure light id est. to kindle (fire [dative case]), [Ṛg-veda i, 71, 6];

—to shine brightly, glitter, be resplendent or beautiful, strike or catch the eye, excel by ([instrumental case]), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

—to strike the ear, be heard (as sound), [Mahābhārata];

—to seem or appear as, look like ([nominative case] with or without iva, or [adverb] in -vat), [Ṛg-veda]; etc.

2) [v.s. ...] 2. vi-bhā mfn. shining, bright, [Ṛg-veda; Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

3) [v.s. ...] f. light, lustre, splendour, beauty, [Śiśupāla-vadha; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of the city of Soma, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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

1) Vibhā (विभा):—(bhā) 1. f. A ray; light; beauty.

2) Vībha (वीभ):—(ṛ, ṅa) vībhate 1. d. To praise.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vibhā (विभा) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Vihā, Vihāya.

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Vibha 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vibhā (विभा):—(nf) shine, glow, brilliance, lustre; ~[kara] the Sun.

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