Ahampurvika, Ahampūrvikā: 6 definitions



Ahampurvika 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

[«previous next»] — Ahampurvika in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ahampūrvikā (अहंपूर्विका).—f S Setting one's self forward; warrior vaunting or defiance.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ahampurvika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ahampūrvikā (अहम्पूर्विका) or Ahampūrvvikā.—f.

(-kā) 1. Emulative onset, the running forward of soldiers with emulation. 2. Conceit, vaunting. E. aham I, pūrva first; affixes as in the last; I will be foremost.

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

Ahampūrvikā (अहम्पूर्विका):—[=aham-pūrvikā] [from aham] f. emulation, desire of being first, [Kirātārjunīya xiv, 32.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Ahaṃpūrvikā (अहंपूर्विका):—und ahaṃprathamikā f. = ahaṃśreyas.

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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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