Annaprada, Anna-prada: 2 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Annaprada (अन्नप्रद).—a.

1) giving food. वारिदस्तृप्तिमाप्नोति सुखमक्षय्यमन्नदः (vāridastṛptimāpnoti sukhamakṣayyamannadaḥ) Ms.4.229.

2) epithet of Śiva.

Annaprada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anna and prada (प्रद). See also (synonyms): annada, annadātṛ, annadāyin.

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

Annaprada (अन्नप्रद):—[=anna-prada] [from anna] mfn. = -da above, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

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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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