Aparaja, Apara-ja: 5 definitions



Aparaja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aparaja (अपरज).—a. born later or at the end of the world.

-jaḥ the destroying fire.

Aparaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms apara and ja (ज).

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

Aparaja (अपरज):—[=apara-ja] [from apara] mfn. born later, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

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

Aparaja (अपरज):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-jaḥ) (ved.) The fire that is to destroy the world; lit. ‘born in future i. e. at the period of the destruction of the world’; opposed to pūrvaja or Hiraṇyagarbha who is born at the beginning of the world. (According to Mahīdhara: aparasmiṃkāle pralaye kālāgnirūpeṇa jātoparajaḥ.) E. apara and ja.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Aparaja (अपरज):—(apara + ja) adj. später geboren (Gegens. pūrvaja) [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 16, 32.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Aparaja (अपरज):—Adj. später geboren.

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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