Apaghana: 9 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apaghana (अपघन).—[apahanyate saṃhatya karma kṛtvā viyujyate, han-ap-ghanādeśaḥ P.III.3.77]. A limb or member of the body, as a hand or foot (cf. aṅga pratīko'vayavo'paghano'tha kalevaram |) (apaghano'- ṅgam III.3.81; aṅgaṃ śarīrāvayavaḥ sa ca na sarvaṃ kiṃ tu pāṇiḥ pādaścetyāhuḥ Sk. and Kāśikā); but it is also used in the sense of 'the body'; लौहोद्घनघनस्कन्धा ललितापघनां स्त्रियम् (lauhodghanaghanaskandhā lalitāpaghanāṃ striyam) Bhaṭṭikāvya 7.62 (where the commentators take apaghana to mean the body itself). -a. Free from the obstruction of clouds; cloudless.

Derivable forms: apaghanaḥ (अपघनः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Apaghana (अपघन).—m.

(-naḥ) A limb or member. E. apa, and ghana from han to kill or hurt.

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

Apaghana (अपघन).—[adjective] cloudless.

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

1) Apaghana (अपघन):—[=apa-ghana] 1. apa-ghana m. (√han), ([Pāṇini 3-3, 81]) a limb or member (as a hand or foot), [Naiṣadha-carita]

2) [=apa-ghana] 2. apa-ghana mfn. cloudless.

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

Apaghana (अपघन):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-naḥ) Any limb or member of the body, as hands, feet &c. (but not the whole body, as the Kāśikā explicitely observes on Pāṇ. Iii. 3. 81.: apaghanoṅgāvayavaikadeśo na sarvaḥ . kiṃ tarhi pāṇiḥ pādaścābhidhīyate; hence also the commentators on the Amarak. explain the word either hastādyavayava or hastapādādyavayava or hastapādādyaṅga &c. Yet Bharatasena on the Bhaṭṭik. 7. 62. not merely renders lalitāpaghanāṃ = manoharaśarīrāṃ (striyam), (equally so the Vaijayantī and Kalāpapradīpa; the Bhaṭṭichandrikā = sundarakalevarīm), but quotes the opinion of another: apahanyate nenetyapaghano dehaḥ, according to which apaghana would therefore mean ‘body’ in general; this interpretation, however, seems to be incorrect on account of the negative bearing of the preposition apa; comp. saṃhanana and the words of the Bhāg. Pur. dehastu sarvasaṃghātaḥ). E. han with apa, kṛt aff. ap.

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

Apaghana (अपघन):—[apa-ghana] (naḥ) 1. m. A limb.

[Sanskrit to German]

Apaghana in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Apaghana (ಅಪಘನ):—

1) [noun] the whole physical structure and substance of a human being or animal; the body.

2) [noun] a part of the human body adapted to the performance of a specific function or functions, such as an arm, leg etc.

3) [noun] (said of sky) the condition of not having clouds; cloudlessness.

context information

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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