Apankteya, Apāṅkteya: 9 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Apankteya in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Apāṅkteya (अपाङ्क्तेय).—A list of those unfit for interdining.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 83. 60-70.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Apankteya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apāṅkteya (अपाङ्क्तेय).—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): apāṅkta, apāṅktya.

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

Apāṅkteya (अपाङ्क्तेय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) 1. Not in a line or row. 2. Not in the same degree or order of society. E. a neg. paṃkti a line, ḍhak aff. See apāṅkṛta.

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

Apāṅkteya (अपाङ्क्तेय).—adj. inadmissible into society, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 170.

Apāṅkteya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and pāṅkteya (पाङ्क्तेय).

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

Apāṅkteya (अपाङ्क्तेय).—[adjective] unworthy (of a society); [abstract] tva [neuter]

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

Apāṅkteya (अपाङ्क्तेय):—[=a-pāṅkteya] mfn. ‘not in a line or row’, not in the same class, inadmissible into society, ejected from caste, [Manu-smṛti etc.]

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

Apāṅkteya (अपाङ्क्तेय):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-yaḥ-yā-yam) 1) Not belonging to a line or row.

2) Not worthy of being in the same class or association, inadmissible into society, excluded. E. a neg. and pāṅkteya.

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Apankteya in German

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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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