Apaka, Āpakā, Āpaka, Apāka, Āpāka: 15 definitions


Apaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, biology. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Āpaka (आपक).—Certain grahas which cause fear to children.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 191.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Apāka (अपाक):—Indigestion

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Apaka in Togo is the name of a plant defined with Afzelia africana in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Pahudia africana Prain (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· The Mende Language. (1908)
· African Journal of Biotechnology (3662)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Flora van Nederlandsch Indië (1855)
· Taxon (1980)
· Genera Nova Madagascariensia (1806)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Āpakā, (f.) (= āpagā) river J.V, 452; VI, 518. (Page 101)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

apakā (अपका).—m (ap S Water.) Dashing (of poured out water) with the hand, so as to scatter it, and to sprinkle (garden-beds &c.): also a smart dash (of water, milk &c. as over a culinary preparation) with the hand. v ṭāka, dē, māra.

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āpakā (आपका).—m (ap S Water.) A smart dash (of water &c.) with the hand, v ṭāka, dē, māra. See apakā.

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

apakā (अपका).—m A smart dash (of water etc.) with the hand.

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āpakā (आपका).—m A smart dash (of water, &c.) with the hand.

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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

Apāka (अपाक).—a. Ved, [fr अञ्च् (añc) with अप (apa)]

1) (a) Situated aside or behind. (b) Remote, distant. (c) Coming from a distant place. (d) Unequalled, incomparable, very great (analpa Sāy.); °चक्षुस् (cakṣus) of unequalled brightness; °कात्-का (kāt-kā) aside, distant; °केस्थ (kestha) standing behind.

2) Raw, unripe.

3) Not matured, undigested.

4) (pākaḥ paktavyaprajñaḥ mūrkhaḥ tadvilakṣaṇaḥ Of matured intellect, wise) Ṛgveda 1.11.2,6.12.2.

-kaḥ 1 Indigestion (of food &c.).

2) Immaturity not being ripe or cooked.

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Āpaka (आपक).—a. [āp-ṇvul] Getting, obtaining.

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Āpāka (आपाक).—[samantāt pariveṣṭaya pacyate'tra] A baking oven, a potter's kiln.

Derivable forms: āpākaḥ (आपाकः).

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

Apāka (अपाक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) 1. Immature, raw, undressed or unripe. 2. Undigested. m.

(-kaḥ) 1. Immaturity. 2. Indigestion. E. a neg. pāka ripeness.

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Āpāka (आपाक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A potter’s kiln. 2. A baking oven. E. āṅ before paca to bake, ghañ aff.

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

Apāka (अपाक).—[adjective] coming from far.

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Apākā (अपाका).—[adverb] far; kāt from far.

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

1) Apāka (अपाक):—[=a-pāka] 2. a-pāka mfn. (√pac), immature, raw, unripe (said of fruits and of sores)

2) [v.s. ...] m. immaturity

3) [v.s. ...] indigestion, [Suśruta]

4) [from apāñc] 1. apāka mfn. coming from a distant place, distant, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

5) Apākā (अपाका):—[from apāñc] (an old [instrumental case] case of 1. apāñc) ind. far, [Ṛg-veda i, 129, 1.]

6) Āpaka (आपक):—[from āp] mf(ī)n. one who obtains, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) Āpāka (आपाक):—1. āpāka m. (√pac), a baking-oven, potter’s kiln

8) baking, [Tārānātha tarkavācaspati’s Vācaspatyam, Sanskrit dictionary]

9) = puṭapāka q.v., [Tārānātha tarkavācaspati’s Vācaspatyam, Sanskrit dictionary]

10) [=ā-pāka] 2. ā-pāka m. slight baking, [Tārānātha tarkavācaspati’s Vācaspatyam, Sanskrit dictionary]

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

Apāka (अपाक):—I. [tatpurusha compound] m.

(-kaḥ) 1) Not cooking, e. g. kṛṣṇaleṣvarthālopādapākaḥ syāt.

2) Immaturity.

3) Indigestion.

4) (ved.) One who is not foolish, wise, of accomplished intellect (pāka in the latter meaning being explained by paktavya; see pāka ved.). E. a neg. and pāka. Ii. [bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-kaḥ-kā-kam) 1) Immature, raw; not ripe, said also of ulcers.

2) Undigested.

3) (ved.) Than whom or which there is nothing superior, incomparable; tvaṣṭā dadhacchuṣmamindrāya vṛṣṇepākociṣṭuryaśase purūṇi (Mahidh. pāka iti praśasyanāma . na vidyate pākaḥ praśasyo yasmātsopākaḥ); comp. the following. E. a priv. and pāka.

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

1) Apāka (अपाक):—[a-pāka] (kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a. Raw, unripe.

2) Āpāka (आपाक):—[ā-pāka] (kaḥ) 1. m. A potter’s kiln.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Apāka (अपाक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Avāya, Āvāga.

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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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