Alambha, Ālambha: 9 definitions


Alambha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Ālambha (आलम्भ):—(von labh mit ā) m.

1) das Anfassen, Ergreifen, Berührung [Vyutpatti oder Mahāvyutpatti 120.] [ĀŚV. GṚHY. 1, 15.] (varjayet) strīṇāṃ ca prekṣaṇālambham [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 2, 179.] [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 3, 157.] —

2) das Abreissen, Ausreissen (von Pflanzen): kṛṣṭajānāmoṣadhīnāṃ jātānāṃ ca svayaṃ vane . vṛthālambhe [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 11, 144.] —

3) das Tödten des ergriffenen Thieres [Amarakoṣa 2, 8, 2, 84.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 371.] [Aitareyabrāhmaṇa 2, 3.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 3, 7, 3, 4. 5. 13, 3, 8, 5.] [Mahābhārata 14, 2820.] [Meghadūta 46.]

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Ālambha (आलम्भ):—vgl. durālambha .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Ālambha (आलम्भ):—m.

1) Anfassung , Berührung [Āpastamba’s Dharmasūtra] —

2) das Abreissen , Ausreissen.

3) Schlachtung (eines Opferthiers).

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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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