Apararatra, Apararātra, Apara-ratra: 7 definitions

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Apararatra 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

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

apararātra (अपररात्र).—f (S & masc) corruptly aparātra f The end of the night; the last watch.

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

apararātra (अपररात्र).—f corr. aparātra f The end of the night.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apararātra (अपररात्र).—[aparaṃ rātreḥ] the latter or closing part of night, the last watch of night (P.V.4.87); उत्थायापररात्रान्ते प्रयताः सुसमाहिताः (utthāyāpararātrānte prayatāḥ susamāhitāḥ) Bhāg.8.4.24. °कृतम् (kṛtam) P.II.1.45.

Derivable forms: apararātraḥ (अपररात्रः).

Apararātra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms apara and rātra (रात्र).

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

Apararātra (अपररात्र).—m.

(-traḥ) The end of the night, the last watch. E. apara the end, rātra from rātri a night.

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

Apararātra (अपररात्र).—[masculine] the latter half of a night.

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

Apararātra (अपररात्र):—[=apara-rātra] [from apara] m. the latter half of the night, the end of the night, the last watch.

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

Apararātra (अपररात्र):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-traḥ) The latter part of the night, the last watch. E. apara (see I. 1. 3.) and rātri, samāsānta aff. ac.

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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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