Apashcadaghvan, Apaścādaghvan, Apashca-daghvan: 2 definitions



Apashcadaghvan 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.

The Sanskrit term Apaścādaghvan can be transliterated into English as Apascadaghvan or Apashcadaghvan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Apashchadaghvan.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Apashcadaghvan in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Apaścādaghvan (अपश्चादघ्वन्):—[=a-paścā-daghvan] ([Sāma-veda; Atharva-veda xix, 55, 5]) or better a-paścād-daghvan ([Ṛg-veda vi, 42, 1; Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā]) mfn. not staying behind, not coming short of, not being a loser.

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

Apaścādaghvan (अपश्चादघ्वन्):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-ghvā) (ved.) Not going behind, go-ing in front; an epithet of Indra. Comp. the following. E. a neg. and paścā-daghvan.

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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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