Apartha, Apārtha: 9 definitions


Apartha 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

Apārtha (अपार्थ).—[apa-artha] a.

1) Useless, unprofitable, worthless; सर्वमेतदपार्थं ते क्षिप्रं तौ संप्रसादय (sarvametadapārthaṃ te kṣipraṃ tau saṃprasādaya) Mb.

2) Meaningless, unmeaning, senseless; अपार्थं बहु भाषते (apārthaṃ bahu bhāṣate) Suśr.

-rtham Senseless or incoherent talk or argument (regarded as one of the faults of composition in rhetoric); योग्यता- सत्त्याकाङ्क्षाशून्यं वाक्यम् (yogyatā- sattyākāṅkṣāśūnyaṃ vākyam) Gautama; पौर्वापर्यायोगादप्रतिबन्धार्थ- मपार्थकम् (paurvāparyāyogādapratibandhārtha- mapārthakam); cf. also Kāv.3.128; समुदायार्थशून्यं यत्तदपार्थमिती- ष्यते (samudāyārthaśūnyaṃ yattadapārthamitī- ṣyate) |

2) uselessness; तेषां श्रमो ह्यपार्थाय यदात्मा नादृतः स्वयम् (teṣāṃ śramo hyapārthāya yadātmā nādṛtaḥ svayam) Bhāgavata 3.13.13. ind. In vain, unprofitably; स्वयं सधर्मा अपि शोचन्त्यपार्थम् (svayaṃ sadharmā api śocantyapārtham) Bhāgavata 7.2.37.

See also (synonyms): apārthaka.

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

Apārtha (अपार्थ).—mfn.

(-rthaḥ-rthā-rthaṃ) 1. Useless, unprofitable. 2. Unmeaning. E. apa without, artha object, also with kan added apārthaka.

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

Apārtha (अपार्थ).—[adjective] useless, unmeaning.

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

1) Apārtha (अपार्थ):—mfn. without any object, useless

2) unmeaning, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa etc.]

3) n. incoherent argument.

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

Apārtha (अपार्थ):—[bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-rthaḥ-rthā-rtham) 1) Purposeless, useless; e. g. in the Vyavahārat. mṛtāstu sākṣiṇo yatra dhanikarṇikalekhakāḥ . tadapyapārthakaraṇamṛte tvādheḥ sthirāśrayāt (scil. a title deed).

2) Meaningless; e. g. apārthavāc. Comp. the following. E. apa and artha.

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

Apārtha (अपार्थ):—[apā+rtha] (thaḥ-thā-thaṃ) a. Useless.

[Sanskrit to German]

Apartha in German

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Apārtha (ಅಪಾರ್ಥ):—

1) [adjective] having no meaning; meaningless.

2) [adjective] of no use; useless.

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Apārtha (ಅಪಾರ್ಥ):—

1) [noun] an incorrect meaning.

2) [noun] wrong effect produced by any effort or activity on the mind leading to a wrong impression.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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