Annapurva, Annapūrvā: 2 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Annapūrvā (अन्नपूर्वा) or Annapūrvvā.—f.
(-rvā) A goddess, a form of Durga. E. anna, and pūrva prior.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Annapūrvā (अन्नपूर्वा):—[?] [bahuvrihi compound] f.
(-rvā) A name of Durgā. Comp. the preceding. E. anna and pūrva.
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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