Vilambin: 9 definitions


Vilambin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Vilambin, (adj.) (vi+lambin) hanging down, drooping M. I, 306 (f. °inī, of a creeper, i.e. growing tendrils all over). (Page 635)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vilambin (विलम्बिन्).—a. (- f.)

1) Hanging down, depending, pendent; नवाम्बुभिर्भूरिविलम्बिनो घनाः (navāmbubhirbhūrivilambino ghanāḥ) Ś.5.12; शिरीष- मागण्डविलम्बि केशरम् (śirīṣa- māgaṇḍavilambi keśaram) 6.17; अलघुविलम्बिपयोधरोपरुद्धाः (alaghuvilambipayodharoparuddhāḥ) Śiśupālavadha 4. 29,59; Kumārasambhava 1.14; Kirātārjunīya 5.6; R.16.14;18.26; Mk. 5.13.

2) Delaying, dilatory, being slow; भवति विलम्बिनि विगलितलज्जा विलपति रोदिति वासकसज्जा (bhavati vilambini vigalitalajjā vilapati roditi vāsakasajjā) Gītagovinda 6.

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

Vilambin (विलम्बिन्).—mfn. (-mbī-mbinī-mbi) 1. Delaying, retarding. 2. Pendulous, depending, hanging on or from. m. (-mbī) The thirty-second year of the Indian cycle. E. vilamba slowness, delay, ini aff.

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

Vilambin (विलम्बिन्).—[vi-lamb + in], adj. 1. Hanging down, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 145. 2. Delaying.

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

Vilambin (विलम्बिन्).—[adjective] hanging down, hanging or leaning on ([locative] or —°), hung with (—°); lagging, loitering.

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

1) Vilambin (विलम्बिन्):—[=vi-lambin] [from vi-lamba > vi-lamb] mfn. hanging down, pendulous, hanging to or from, leaning against ([locative case] or [compound]), [Kāvya literature; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Suśruta] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) hung with, that from which anything hangs or falls down, [Mahābhārata; Purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] tarrying, delaying, slow, reluctant, [Śakuntalā] ([varia lectio]), [Gīta-govinda]

4) [v.s. ...] m. n. the 32nd year in the 60 years' cycle of Jupiter, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

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

Vilambin (विलम्बिन्):—[(mbī-mbinī-mbi) a.] Delaying; pendulous; depending. m. 32d year of the Indian cycle.

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

Vilambin (विलम्बिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vilaṃbi.

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Vilambin 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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