Ibhyaḥ

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By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Ibhyah, IbhyaH, Ibhyah


Gender

Ibhyaḥ is a masculine form.

Origin

Etymologically, it is derived from "ibhamarhati" which 'deserves an elephant'. It can be obtained by adding the suffix yat to ibha.

Adjective

When the word Ibhyaḥ is used as an adjective, it can be used in all three genders.

Meanings

  1. A wealthy person.[1]
  2. A king
  3. An elephant rider[2]


References

  1. As per Amara.
  2. Chandogyopaniṣad 1|10 उषस्तर्हि चाक्रायण
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu