Aparanta, Aparānta, Apara-anta: 19 definitions


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

Aparānta (अपरान्त):—(apara + anta)

1) adj. an der westlichen Grenze wohnend: sāmudrāścāparāntāśca harayaḥ [Rāmāyaṇa 4, 38, 56.] —

2) m. das an der östlichen Grenze belegene Gebiet und dessen Bewohner: aparānte niveśitaḥ [Harivaṃśa 5301.] aparāntādahaṃ kṛṣṇa saṃpratīhāgataḥ [5315.] aparānteṣu [Mahābhārata 1, 7885.] aparāntajayodyataiḥ [Raghuvaṃśa 4, 53.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 189.] [Lassen’s Indische Alterthumskunde I, 537,] [Nalopākhyāna] [Anhang] [?XCIV. II, 792. Burnouf 252, Nalopākhyāna 2.] — Vgl. parānta .

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Aparānta (अपरान्त):—

1) samudra das im Westen gelegene Meer [Oxforder Handschriften 258,a,34.] —

2) sāparāntaṃ ca devena nirjitaṃ dakṣiṇāpatham [Kathāsaritsāgara 120, 76.] Vgl. kuṭṭāparānta . —

3) m. der zukünftige Tod [Oxforder Handschriften 230,b,13.] jñāna ebend.

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

Aparānta (अपरान्त):——

1) Adj. im äussersten Westen wohnend , — befindlich.

2) m. — a) das Land im äussersten Westen. Pl. die Bewohner desselben. — b) Ende , Schluss. — c) Tod. — d) Untertheil des Hinterfusses eines Elephanten [Śiśupālavadha 11,7.] [Kirātārjuniya 7,37.]

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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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