Apashiras, Apaśiras: 5 definitions


Apashiras 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 Apaśiras can be transliterated into English as Apasiras or Apashiras, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Apashiras in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apaśiras (अपशिरस्).—a. Headless.

See also (synonyms): apaśīrṣa, apaśīrṣan.

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

Apaśiras (अपशिरस्):—[=apa-śiras] ([Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv]) or apa-śīrṣa, or apa-śīrṣan ([Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv]) mfn. headless.

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

Apaśiras (अपशिरस्):—[bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-raḥ-rāḥ-raḥ) Having lost the head, headless. Comp. the following. E. apa and śiras.

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Apashiras in German

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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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