Ajnapti, Ājñapti: 11 definitions


Ajnapti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Aagyapti.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Ājñapti or Ājñāpti.—(IE 8-3; EI 24, 27, 30; SII 1; HD), ‘the agency that obtains the command’; the executor of a grant; one who communicates, at the order of the king, the details about a land grant to local officers; probably the same as Dūtaka. Cf. Ājñā; also Tamil Vāy-kkeḻvi, Vāy-kkeḻviyār. See Ind. Ep., pp. 143-44; Ep. Ind., Vol. VII, p. 184; Vol. VIII, p. 146. Cf. Ājñā-sañcārin. Note: ājñapti is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ājñapti (आज्ञप्ति).—f. An order, injunction, command; °हर (hara) a. bearing a message, messenger; Ś.2.

Derivable forms: ājñaptiḥ (आज्ञप्तिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ājñapti (आज्ञप्ति).—f.

(-ptiḥ) Order, command. E. āṅ before jñā to know with ktin aff.

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

Ājñapti (आज्ञप्ति).—[feminine] order, command.

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

Ājñapti (आज्ञप्ति):—[=ā-jñapti] [from ā-jñā] f. command [commentator or commentary] on [Aitareya-upaniṣad]

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

Ājñapti (आज्ञप्ति):—[ā-jñapti] (ptiḥ) 2. f. An order.

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

Ājñapti (आज्ञप्ति) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Āṇatti.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ājñapti (आज्ञप्ति) [Also spelled aagyapti]:—(nf) a decree.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ājñapti (ಆಜ್ಞಪ್ತಿ):—[noun] an official order, edict or decision, as of a government, court, etc.; a decree.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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