Alpatanka, Alpātaṅka: 2 definitions


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

Alpātaṅka (अल्पातङ्क).—adj. (and subst. m. ? = Pali appā°, acc. to CPD subst. as well as adj.; see below), (almost) free from illness, following alpābādha, q.v. for occurrences; in Av i.325.13 text °taṅkaṃ (acc. sg.), after alpābādha- tāṃ, seemingly subst., (relative) freedom from disease; but in the same cliché ii.90.14; 93.15 °ka-tāṃ is read, matching °bādhatām. See next.

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

Alpātaṅka (अल्पातङ्क):—[=al-pātaṅka] [from alpa] mfn. having little pain, well, healthy, [Kāraṇḍa-vyūha]

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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. 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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