Agrena, Agreṇa: 2 definitions


Agrena 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.

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

Agreṇa (अग्रेण).—(-agreṇa), postpos., (beginning) from, of time. (In Pali it seems that only agge is used in this sense, not aggena as [Pali Text Society’s Pali-English Dictionary] says; Critical Pali Dictionary seems to be right in saying that aggena means only according to.) tadagreṇa, from that (time) on, Lalitavistara 19.4; 265.9; 407.10; adyāgreṇa, from now on, Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 107.3; 467.12; Mahāvastu i.365.13; Avadāna-śataka i.89.7; ii.13.2; Divyāvadāna 7.10; 32.8; 53.8; 72.2: 187.21, etc.; Bhikṣuṇī-karmavācanā 24b.4.

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

Agreṇa (अग्रेण):—[from agra] ind. in front, before (without or with [accusative]), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

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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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