Antamashas, Antamaśas: 1 definition


Antamashas 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 Antamaśas can be transliterated into English as Antamasas or Antamashas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Antamashas in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Antamaśas (अन्तमशस्).—adv. (= Pali antamaso; [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] also antaśas, antatas, antamaśato, °sato), (even) so much as, German sogar: Kāśyapa Parivarta 4.4 (prose; cited Śikṣāsamuccaya 52.18 as antaśas); 21.3 (prose); Liiders ap. Hoernle [Manuscript Remains of Buddhist literature found in Eastern Turkestan] 146 antamaśas for Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 263.11 antaśas, both edd.

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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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