Apadvara, Apadvāra: 5 definitions



Apadvara 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

Apadvāra (अपद्वार).—A side door or entrance, an entrance other than the proper door; अपद्वारैवींक्षते निर्यियासुः (apadvāraivīṃkṣate niryiyāsuḥ) Suśr.

Derivable forms: apadvāram (अपद्वारम्).

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

Apadvāra (अपद्वार):—[=apa-dvāra] n. a side-entrance (not the regular door), [Suśruta]

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

Apadvāra (अपद्वार):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-ram) An entrance to a house which is other than the door; comp. advāra. E. apa and dvāra.

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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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