Apalapadanda, Apalāpadaṇḍa, Apalapa-danda: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apalāpadaṇḍa (अपलापदण्ड).—(in law) a fine laid on one who denies the charge on which he is convicted.

Derivable forms: apalāpadaṇḍaḥ (अपलापदण्डः).

Apalāpadaṇḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms apalāpa and daṇḍa (दण्ड). See also (synonyms): apalapanadaṇḍa.

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

Apalāpadaṇḍa (अपलापदण्ड):—[=apa-lāpa-daṇḍa] [from apa-lāpa > apa-lap] m. a fine imposed on one who denies or evades (in law).

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

Apalāpadaṇḍa (अपलापदण्ड):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-ṇḍaḥ) (In Law.) The fine inflicted on a defendant for denying a charge on which he gets convicted; it consists in payment of the whole value of the object of litigation to the king, after the claimant has received his due. (Mitākṣara: …pratyarthī tadā dadyāddhanaṃ prakṛtamarthine rājñe ca tatsamamapalāpadaṇḍam). E. apalāpa and daṇḍa.

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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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