Apakarishnu, Apākariṣṇu: 4 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Apākariṣṇu can be transliterated into English as Apakarisnu or Apakarishnu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apākariṣṇu (अपाकरिष्णु).—a.

1) Driving away, removing.

2) Excelling, eclipsing; वर्णः स्वर्णापाकरिष्णुः (varṇaḥ svarṇāpākariṣṇuḥ) Bh.1.5.

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

Apākariṣṇu (अपाकरिष्णु).—i. e. apa -ā-kṛ + iṣṇu, adj. Surpassing, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 1, 5.

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

Apākariṣṇu (अपाकरिष्णु):—[=apā-kariṣṇu] [from apā-kṛ] mfn. (with [accusative]) ‘outdoing’, surpassing.

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

Apākariṣṇu (अपाकरिष्णु):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-ṣṇuḥ-ṣṇuḥ-ṣṇu) Driving away, removing; e. g. varṇaḥ svarṇamapākariṣṇuḥ ‘a colour driving away gold’ i. e. surpassing it (in beauty). E. kṛ with ā and apa, kṛt aff. iṣṇuc.

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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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