Apaghata, Apaghāta: 9 definitions



Apaghata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

apaghāta (अपघात).—m (S) Any evil accident occasioning death: also death so occasioned; any untimely and violent end. Ex. maga prasanna hōūni rukmiṇī- kānta || cukavilā kāḷācā a0 ॥

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

apaghāta (अपघात).—m Any evil accident. A fatal accident, violent death.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apaghāta (अपघात).—

1) Striking or cutting off, warding off, preventing; वात्सल्यात्सर्वभूतेभ्यो वाच्याः श्रोत्रसुखा गिरः । परिता- पोऽपघातश्च पारुष्यं चात्र गर्हितम् (vātsalyātsarvabhūtebhyo vācyāḥ śrotrasukhā giraḥ | paritā- po'paghātaśca pāruṣyaṃ cātra garhitam) || Mb.12.191.14.

2) Killing.

3) A violent death, any evil accident proving fatal.

Derivable forms: apaghātaḥ (अपघातः).

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

Apaghāta (अपघात).—m.

(-taḥ) Striking or cutting off, killing. E. apa, and ghāta striking.

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

Apaghāta (अपघात).—[masculine] striking or warding off, driving away.

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

1) Apaghāta (अपघात):—[=apa-ghāta] [from apa-ghana] a m. striking off

2) [v.s. ...] warding off, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] (cf. [Pāṇini 3-3, 81 [Scholiast or Commentator]])

3) [=apa-ghāta] [from apa-han] b See sub voce

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

Apaghāta (अपघात):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-taḥ) 1) Warding off, averting, prevent-ing; e. g. duḥkhamādhyātmikamādhibhautikamādhidaivikaṃ ca . yenābhihatāḥ prāṇinastadapaghātāya prayatante.

2) Any evil accident occasioning death. E. han with apa, kṛt aff. ghañ.

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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