samāhāraḥ समाहारः

Definition: समाहारः 1 A collection, an aggregate, assemblage; Māl.9; ततः कपिसमाहारमेकनिश्चायमागतम् Bk.7.34. -2 Composition of words. -3 Conjunction of words or sentences. -4 A subdivision of Dvandva and Dvigu compounds expressing an aggregate (as त्रिभुवनम्). -5 Abridgment, contraction, conciseness. -6 Combination of two letters of the alphabet into a syllable (= प्रत्याहार q. v.).

Dictionary: Apte
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