Antargatopama, Antargatopamā, Antargata-upama: 3 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Antargatopamā (अन्तर्गतोपमा).—a concealed simile (the particle of comparison being omitted.)

Antargatopamā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms antargata and upamā (उपमा).

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

Antargatopamā (अन्तर्गतोपमा):—[from antar-gata > antar-gam] f. a concealed simile (the particle of comparison being omitted).

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

Antargatopamā (अन्तर्गतोपमा):—[karmadharaya compound] f.

(-mā) A hidden comparison, one conveyed by the words used, but not expressed as such (e. g. by omitting the particle of comparison); as in the instance jalanidhimīyurataḥ sametya māyām ‘combined they went over the sea which was therefore (like a) delusion’. Compare: apahnutirabhīṣṭā ca kiṃcidantargatopamā . bhūtārthāpahnavājjñeyā kriyate’syā bhidā yathā ... (See s. v. apahnuti.) E. antargata and upamā.

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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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