Vibhishika, Vibhīṣikā: 9 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Vibhīṣikā can be transliterated into English as Vibhisika or Vibhishika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Vibhīṣikā (विभीषिका).—

1) Terror.

2) A means of terrifying, a scare (a scare-crow); नालं युद्धाय वै रक्षो महतीयं विभीषिका (nālaṃ yuddhāya vai rakṣo mahatīyaṃ vibhīṣikā) Rām.6. 66.6; यदि ते सन्ति सन्त्वेव केयमन्या विभीषिका (yadi te santi santveva keyamanyā vibhīṣikā) Uttararāmacarita 4.28. [The etymology of this word as pointed out by Nārāyaṇa in his commentary on this word is apparently wrong. The correct word appears to be विभीषिका (vibhīṣikā) and not विभीषिका (vibhīṣikā) for विभीषिकाशब्दस्य भीषिधातोर्ण्वुल्प्रत्ययनिष्पन्नत्वादन्तस्थवकारादित्व- मेव समीचीनम् (vibhīṣikāśabdasya bhīṣidhātorṇvulpratyayaniṣpannatvādantasthavakārāditva- meva samīcīnam) Mañjūṣā.]

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

Vibhīṣikā (विभीषिका).—f.

(-kā) 1. Terror. 2. A means of terrifying. E. vi + bhī-ṇic-suk-ṇvul .

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

Vibhīṣikā (विभीषिका).—i. e. vi-bhī, [Causal.], + aka, f. A means of terrifying, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 117, 1; [Pañcatantra] 160, 17.

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

Vibhīṣikā (विभीषिका).—[feminine] frightening, terror.

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

1) Vibhīṣikā (विभीषिका):—[=vi-bhīṣikā] [from vi-bhīṣaka > vi-bhī] a f. the act of terrifying, means of terrifying, terror, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [=vi-bhīṣikā] [from vi-bhīṣā > vi-bhī] b f. See under vi-bhīṣaka above.

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

Vibhīṣikā (विभीषिका):—(kā) 1. f. Fear.

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

Vibhiṣikā (विभिषिका) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vibhīsiyā.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vibhishika in German

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Hindi dictionary

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

Vibhīṣikā (विभीषिका):—(nf) horror, terror; the act or means of terrifying.

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