Apadhvan, Apādhvan: 5 definitions



Apadhvan 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apādhvan (अपाध्वन्).—n. A bad way; P.VI.2.187.

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

Apādhvan (अपाध्वन्):—m. a bad road, [Pāṇini 6-2, 187.]

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

Apādhvan (अपाध्वन्):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-dhvā) A bad road; (the word is udātta on the last syllable and forms, as the Kāśikā observes, an exception to the general rule of Pāṇ. V. 4. 85. which would require the compound to assume the samās. aff. ac). E. apa and adhvan.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Apādhvan (अपाध्वन्):—[Pāṇini. 6,2,187.]

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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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