Angapurva, Aṅgāpūrva, Anga-apurva: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aṅgāpūrva (अङ्गापूर्व).—effect of a secondary sacrificial act.

Derivable forms: aṅgāpūrvam (अङ्गापूर्वम्).

Aṅgāpūrva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṅga and apūrva (अपूर्व).

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

Aṅgāpūrva (अङ्गापूर्व):—[from aṅga] n. effect of a secondary sacrificial act, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Aṅgāpūrva (अङ्गापूर्व):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-rvam) The consequence of, the result obtained by a secondary or subordinate religious act. E. aṅga (see aṅgakarman) and apūrva.

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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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