Aparapara, Aparāparā, Apara-apara, Apara-para: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aparāparā (अपरापरा).—[-re, -rāṇi] another and another, several, various.

Derivable forms: aparāparāḥ (अपरापराः).

Aparāparā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms apara and aparā (अपरा).

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Aparapara (अपरपर).—a. one and the other, several, various; अपरपराः सार्थाः गच्छन्ति (aparaparāḥ sārthāḥ gacchanti) P.VI.1.144. Sk. several caravans go; (apare ca pare ca sakṛdeva gacchanti).

Aparapara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms apara and para (पर).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Aparāpara (अपरापर).—adj., (= Pali id.; compare Sanskrit aparāparotpatti, pw), one after another, other and other, various: Mv ii.434.16 sarvaśilpāyatanehi aparāparehi; Mv iii.402.3 aparāpare, n. pl., various, ever other, people; Gv 184.15 aparāpara- krimiko (vyādhir), (disease) due to one or another worm, to various worms; 521.10 °rair ākārair, with various forms.

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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. 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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