Apashudra, aka: Apaśūdra; 1 Definition(s)
Apashudra 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 Apaśūdra can be transliterated into English as Apasudra or Apashudra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Apaśūdra (अपशूद्र).—A man of any of the first three वर्ण (varṇa)s; one who is not a शूद्र (śūdra); अपि वा वेदनिर्देशादपशूद्राणां प्रतीयेत (api vā vedanirdeśādapaśūdrāṇāṃ pratīyeta) | MS.6.1.33.
Derivable forms: apaśūdraḥ (अपशूद्रः).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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