Agre: 5 definitions


Agre means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agre (अग्रे).—adv.

1) In front of, before (in time or space); अग्रे यान्ति स्थस्य रेणुपदवीं (agre yānti sthasya reṇupadavīṃ)...घनाः (ghanāḥ) V.1.5,2.7; R.2.56; Bhartṛhari 3.36.

2) In the presence of, before; ममाग्रे स्तुवन्ति (mamāgre stuvanti) H.1; तं मे त्वमग्रहीरग्रे वृणोमि त्वामहं ततः (taṃ me tvamagrahīragre vṛṇomi tvāmahaṃ tataḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.81.21.

3) At the head, ahead; बलाग्रे तिष्ठते वीरो नलः (balāgre tiṣṭhate vīro nalaḥ) Rām.

4) Further on, subsequently, in the sequel; एवमग्रे वक्ष्यते, एवमग्रेऽपि द्रष्टव्यम् (evamagre vakṣyate, evamagre'pi draṣṭavyam) &c.

5) In the beginning; at first, first; प्रतापोऽग्रे ततः शब्दः परागस्तदनंतरम् (pratāpo'gre tataḥ śabdaḥ parāgastadanaṃtaram) R.4.3; आत्मैवेदमग्र आसीत् (ātmaivedamagra āsīt) Bṛ. Ār. Up.4.1.1.; Manusmṛti 2.169.

6) First, in preference to others; सवर्णाग्रे द्विजातीनां प्रशस्ता दारकर्मणि (savarṇāgre dvijātīnāṃ praśastā dārakarmaṇi) Manusmṛti 3.12. अतिथिभ्योऽग्र एवैतान् भोजयेत् (atithibhyo'gra evaitān bhojayet) 3.114.

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

Agre (अग्रे).—postpos. with abl., from (of time): ito…agre Mahāvastu i.165.16, from this point (of time). Cf. Pali agge, only in cpds.; and -agreṇa, in cpds., in same meaning and much more commonly. Cf. also Sanskrit agre, used (see [Boehtlingk] s.v. agra) in much the same way but apparently recorded only in ŚB.

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

1) Agre (अग्रे):—[from agra] a ind. in front, ahead of, in the beginning, first

2) [v.s. ...] further on, subsequently, below (in a book)

3) [v.s. ...] from up to (ā), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa], before (in time), [Aitareya-upaniṣad etc.] (cf. [Greek] ἄκρον).

4) [from agra] b ind. ([locative case]) See agra.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Agre (अग्रे) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Agge.

[Sanskrit to German]

Agre in German

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of agre in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Let's grow together!

I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased sources, definitions and images. Your donation direclty influences the quality and quantity of knowledge, wisdom and spiritual insight the world is exposed to.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: