Apabhrashta, Apabhraṣṭa: 8 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Apabhraṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Apabhrasta or Apabhrashta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Apbhrasht.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Apabhraṣṭa (अपभ्रष्ट).—p. p. Fallen away, corrupted (as a dialect).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apabhraṣṭa (अपभ्रष्ट).—[adjective] fallen off, i.e. corrupted, vulgar (cf. [preceding]).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apabhraṣṭa (अपभ्रष्ट):—[=apa-bhraṣṭa] [from apa-bhraṃsa] mfn. corrupted (as a Prākṛt dialect), [Kathāsaritsāgara]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apabhraṣṭa (अपभ्रष्ट):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.
(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭam) Fallen off, esp. figura-tively: corrupted (as the dialect apabhraṃśa); e. g. apabhraṣṭaḥ śabdopaśabdaḥ. E. bhraṃś with apa, kṛt aff. kta.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Apabhraṣṭa (अपभ्रष्ट) [Also spelled apbhrasht]:—(a) fallen, corrupted; debased, degenerated.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] deviated from the right or moral path, rectitude.
2) [adjective] improper; unfit; unsuitable.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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