Apanayana: 6 definitions
Apanayana 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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
apanayana (अपनयन).—n S Wiping the eyes of; comforting or condoling with.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Taking away, removing, extracting &c. गण्डस्वेद° (gaṇḍasveda°) Me.26; नीतिश्रमापनयनाय (nītiśramāpanayanāya) Ś.5.6.
2) Healing, destroying, curing (disease &c.); रोगाच्चापनयने (rogāccāpanayane) P.V. 4.49.
3) Discharge or acquittance of a debt or obligation.
4) Subtraction, deduction.
5) Injustice; शृणु राजन् स्थिरो भूत्वा तवापनयनो महान् (śṛṇu rājan sthiro bhūtvā tavāpanayano mahān) Mb.6.49.22.
Derivable forms: apanayanam (अपनयनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Taking away, withdrawing, removing. 2. Destroying. 3. Dying. 4. Acquittance of a debt or obligation. E. apa from, ṇī to take, lyuṭ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apanayana (अपनयन).—i. e. apa-nī + ana, n. Removing, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 64, 11; 1, 46, 11.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apanayana (अपनयन).—[adjective] taking away; [neuter] = 1 apanaya.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Apanayana (अपनयन):—[=apa-nayana] [from apa-nī] n. taking away, withdrawing
2) [v.s. ...] destroying, healing
3) [v.s. ...] acquittance of a debt.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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