Adhyapana, aka: Adhyāpana; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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adhyāpana (अध्यापन).—n (S) Teaching, esp. teaching the sacred books.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

adhyāpana (अध्यापन).—n Teaching.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Adhyāpana (अध्यापन).—[i-ṇic-bhāve-lyuṭ] Teaching, instructing, lecturing, especially on sacred knowledge; one of the six duties of a Brāhmaṇa. According to Indian lawgivers अध्यापन (adhyāpana) is of three kinds: (1) undertaken for charity, (2) for wages and (3) in consideration of services rendered; cf. Hārīta : अध्यापनं च त्रिविधं धर्मार्थमृक्थ- कारणम् । शुश्रूषाकरणं चेति त्रिविधं परिकीर्तितम् (adhyāpanaṃ ca trividhaṃ dharmārthamṛktha- kāraṇam | śuśrūṣākaraṇaṃ ceti trividhaṃ parikīrtitam) ||

Derivable forms: adhyāpanam (अध्यापनम्).

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Adhyāpana (अध्यापन).—See under अधि (adhi).

Derivable forms: adhyāpanam (अध्यापनम्).

See also (synonyms): adhyāpaka, adhyāya.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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