वल्लभ a. [वल्ल-अभच् Uṇ.3.124] 1 Beloved, desired, dear. -2 Supreme. -भः A lover; husband; (खेदः) त्वयि विलसति तुल्यं वल्लभालोकनेन Māl.3.8; Śi.11.33. -2 A favourite; करोति निर्विकल्पं यः स भवेद्राजवल्लभः Pt.1.53. -3 A superintendent, an overseer. -4 A chief herdsman. -5 A good horse (one with auspicious marks); मन्दुरा- परिभ्रष्टवल्लभतुरङ्गमपर्याकुलीकृत ... Ve.2.19/2. -भा A beloved female, mistress, wife; बहुवल्लभा राजानः श्रूयन्ते Ś.3; Mu. 3.9. -Comp. -आचार्यः N. of the celebrated founder of a Vaisnava sect. -गणिः N. of a lexicographer. -जनः a mistress. -पालः a groom; स्तोकेन नाक्रमत वल्लभपालमुच्चैः Śi.5.56.
a. beloved, of (g., lc., --°ree;); dearer than (ab.); m. favourite; lover; N.: -gana, m. beloved, mistress; -tâ, f. popu larity with (g., lc., --°ree;); -deva, m. N. of a poet; -sakti, m. N. of a king; -½âkârya, m. N. of a teacher and founder of a Vaishnava sect.
adjective a favourite (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
beloved above all (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
dear to (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
dearer than (abl.) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
desired (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
superintending (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
supreme (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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