Apashcima, Apaścima: 8 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Apaścima can be transliterated into English as Apascima or Apashcima, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Apashchima.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apaścima (अपश्चिम).—a.

1) What is not followed by any other, having no other in the rear, last (used much in the same sense as paścima; cf. uttama and anuttama, uttara and anuttara); अयमत्र ते जन्मन्यपश्चिमः पश्चिमावस्थाप्रार्थितो मकरन्द- बाहुपरिष्वङ्गः (ayamatra te janmanyapaścimaḥ paścimāvasthāprārthito makaranda- bāhupariṣvaṅgaḥ) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 9; अयमपश्चिमस्ते रामस्य शिरसि पादपङ्कजस्पर्शः (ayamapaścimaste rāmasya śirasi pādapaṅkajasparśaḥ) Uttararāmacarita 1. (v.1. for paścima); प्रसीदतु महाराजो ममानेनापश्चिमेन प्रणयेन (prasīdatu mahārājo mamānenāpaścimena praṇayena) Ve.6; प्रणमापश्चिमस्य पितुः पादयोः (praṇamāpaścimasya pituḥ pādayoḥ) Mu.7; तात अम्ब मेऽपश्चिमः प्रणामः (tāta amba me'paścimaḥ praṇāmaḥ) Nāg.5; हा कथमपश्चिममस्य वचनम् (hā kathamapaścimamasya vacanam) | Nāg.4; अपश्चिमं कुरु वचनम् (apaścimaṃ kuru vacanam) Ve.141.

2) Not last, first, foremost; श्रुतवतामपश्चिमः (śrutavatāmapaścimaḥ) R.19.1. cf. also विपश्चितामपश्चिमः (vipaścitāmapaścimaḥ) |

3) Extreme; अपश्चिमामिमां कष्टामापदं प्राप्तवत्यहम् (apaścimāmimāṃ kaṣṭāmāpadaṃ prāptavatyaham) Rām.

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

Apaścima (अपश्चिम).—adj. 1. last. 2. extreme.

Apaścima is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and paścima (पश्चिम).

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

Apaścima (अपश्चिम).—1. [adjective] not the last.

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Apaścima (अपश्चिम).—2. [adjective] the last of all (lit. h. no last); [neuter] [adverb] last of all.

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

Apaścima (अपश्चिम):—[=a-paścima] mfn. not having another in the rear, last, not the last.

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

Apaścima (अपश्चिम):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-maḥ-mā-mam) 1) Last.

2) Extreme, irreparable (as a misfortune); e. g. apaścimāmimāṃ kaṣṭāmāpadam &c. (Nīlak. = aparāvartinīm). E. a explet. and paścima.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Apaścima (अपश्चिम) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Apacchima.

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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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