Alpayushka, Alpāyuṣka: 2 definitions


Alpayushka 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.

The Sanskrit term Alpāyuṣka can be transliterated into English as Alpayuska or Alpayushka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Alpāyuṣka (अल्पायुष्क).—adj. (= Pali appāyuka; compare Sanskrit alpāyus), short-lived: Mahāvastu i.199.1 = ii.2.19; i.200.2 = ii.3.18; ii.208.16; Avadāna-śataka i.296.4; 316.2 (all prose). Cf. next.

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

Alpāyuṣka (अल्पायुष्क) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Appāuya.

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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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