Adhvapati, Adhvan-pati: 5 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhvapati (अध्वपति).—

1) the sun (divaiva pathikānāṃ gamanāt rātrau ca gamananiṣedhāt sūryasya adhvapālakatvam or adhvanaḥ ākāśasya patiḥ).

2) inspector of the road.

Derivable forms: adhvapatiḥ (अध्वपतिः).

Adhvapati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhvan and pati (पति).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhvapati (अध्वपति):—[=adhva-pati] [from adhva > adhvan] m. lord of the roads, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhvapati (अध्वपति):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-tiḥ) An epithet of the sun, in the Vedas. Literally: ‘the lord of the roads’ or perhaps better ‘the lord of the atmosphere’. E. adhvan and pati.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Adhvapati (अध्वपति):—(adhvan + pati) m. Herr der Wege: adhvanāmadhvapate [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 5, 33.] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 9, 8, 25.]

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

Adhvapati (अध्वपति):—m.

1) Herr der Wege [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā] —

2) = adhvapa.

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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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