Ananyapurva, Ananyapūrva, Ananya-purva: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ananyapūrva (अनन्यपूर्व).—[nānyā pūrvā yasya] having no other wife; वरस्यानन्यपूर्वस्य विशोकामकरोद्गुणैः (varasyānanyapūrvasya viśokāmakarodguṇaiḥ) Ku.6.92.

-rvā [न अन्यः पूर्वो यस्याः सा (na anyaḥ pūrvo yasyāḥ sā)] a virgin (who never before belonged to another), a woman having no other husband; मनुप्रभृतिभिर्मान्यैर्भुक्ता यद्यपि राजभिः । तथाप्यनन्यपूर्वेव तस्मिन्नासीद्वसुन्धरा (manuprabhṛtibhirmānyairbhuktā yadyapi rājabhiḥ | tathāpyananyapūrveva tasminnāsīdvasundharā) || R.4.7.

Derivable forms: ananyapūrvaḥ (अनन्यपूर्वः).

Ananyapūrva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ananya and pūrva (पूर्व).

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

Ananyapūrva (अनन्यपूर्व) or Ananyapūrvva.—mfn.

(-rvaḥ-rvā-rvaṃ) Intact, virgin, never in the prior possession of another. f.

(-rvā) A virgin, a girl not previously wedded. E. an neg. anya another, pūrva prior; also with kan added ananyapūrvaka.

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

Ananyapūrvā (अनन्यपूर्वा):—[=an-anya-pūrvā] [from an-anya] f. a female who never belonged to another, a virgin, [Raghuvaṃśa]

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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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