Agrotsarga, Agra-utsarga: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agrotsarga (अग्रोत्सर्ग).—taking a thing by leaving its first portion in conformity with the rule of laying by nothing for the next day (i. e. the rule of non hoarding); cf. Daṇḍaviveka G. O. S.52, pp.43-44.

Derivable forms: agrotsargaḥ (अग्रोत्सर्गः).

Agrotsarga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agra and utsarga (उत्सर्ग).

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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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