Agrasara, Agra-sara, Agrasārā: 6 definitions

Introduction

Agrasara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

agrasara (अग्रसर).—a S See agrēsara.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

agrasara (अग्रसर).—a One who leads, manages, &c.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agrasara (अग्रसर).—= यायिन् (yāyin) taking the lead; आयोधनाग्रसरतां त्वयि वीर याते (āyodhanāgrasaratāṃ tvayi vīra yāte) R.5.71.

Agrasara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agra and sara (सर).

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Agrasārā (अग्रसारा).—[agraṃ śīrṣamātraṃ sāro yasyāḥ sā]

1) a sprout which has tips without fruits.

2) a short method of counting immense numbers.

Agrasārā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agra and sārā (सारा).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Agrasārā (अग्रसारा).—a high number, or method of calculation (gaṇanā): Lalitavistara 148.19; Mahāvyutpatti 7986 (cited from Lalitavistara).

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

Agrasara (अग्रसर).—i. e. agra-sṛ + a, adj., f. . First.

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Agrasāra (अग्रसार).—f. , a method of numbering, by which one may sum up the sand of a hundred Koṭis of Gaṅgā rivers, [Lalitavistara, (in Bibliotheca Indica.)] 141 (cf. Arcimedes' method).

Agrasāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agra and sāra (सार).

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

1) Agrasara (अग्रसर):—[=agra-sara] [from agra] mf(ī)n. going in front, taking the lead.

2) Agrasārā (अग्रसारा):—[=agra-sārā] [from agra] f. a short method of counting immense numbers.

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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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