Apankta, Apaṅkta: 5 definitions


Apankta 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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

apaṅkta (अपंक्त).—a (Properly apāṅkta) Ejected from caste.

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apāṅkta (अपांक्त).—a (S Excluded from or unworthy of the paṅkti or meal-row.) Ejected from caste, excommunicated, outcast from commensality and fellowship: also unfit for commensality &c.

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

apaṅkta (अपंक्त).—a Ejected from caste.

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apāṅkta (अपांक्त).—a Ejected from caste, excommunicated.

context information

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

Apāṅkta (अपाङ्क्त).—a. 'Not in the same row or line'; especially one who is not allowed by his castemen to sit in the same row with them at meals; degraded, excommunicated, excluded from or inadmissible into society, an outcast; °उपहत (upahata) defiled by the presence of excommunicated or impious persons. एतान्वि- गर्हिताचारानपाङ्क्तेयान्द्विजाधमान् (etānvi- garhitācārānapāṅkteyāndvijādhamān) (vivarjayet) Manusmṛti 3.167.

See also (synonyms): apāṅkteya, apāṅktya.

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

Apaṅkta (अपङ्क्त).—mfn.

(-ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) 1. Not in a line or row. 2. Not in the same degree or class, unworthy, inadmissible into society, excluded. E. a neg. paṅkti a line, aṇ affix; also similar derivatives as apāṅktya, &c.

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

Apāṅkta (अपाङ्क्त):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-ṅktaḥ-ṅktā-ṅktam) The same as the fol-lowing. E. a neg. and pāṅkta.

context information

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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