Apahartri, Apahartṛ: 4 definitions
Apahartri 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.
The Sanskrit term Apahartṛ can be transliterated into English as Apahartr or Apahartri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) One that takes or carries away, steals, removes, destroys &c.
2) Removing, expiating; स्तेय- दोषापहर्तॄणां व्रतानाम् (steya- doṣāpahartṝṇāṃ vratānām) Ms.11.161.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apahartṛ (अपहर्तृ).—i. e. apa-hṛ + tṛ, m., f. trī, n. 1. One who takes away, a thief, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 275. 2. One who withholds another’s property, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 190. 3. Removing, expiating, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 161.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apahartṛ (अपहर्तृ).—[adjective] removing; [masculine] ravisher, destroyer.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Apahartṛ (अपहर्तृ):—[=apa-hartṛ] [from apa-hṛ] m. (with [genitive case] [Manu-smṛti viii, 190, 192] or [accusative] [Pāṇini 3-2, 135 [Scholiast or Commentator]] or ifc.) taking away, carrying off, stealing, [Manu-smṛti] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] removing (faults), expiating, [Manu-smṛti xi, 161.]
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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