Apasta, Apāsta, Apashta: 8 definitions


Apasta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

apāsta (अपास्त).—p S Cast or thrown from, off, to a distance.

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apāsta (अपास्त).—p S Thrown off, from, away. Note. This word appears upon the majority of the copies of the dictionary.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

apāsta (अपास्त).—p Thrown away, discarded.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apāsta (अपास्त).—a. Discarded, thrown away, abandoned. किं त्यक्तापास्तदेवत्वमानुष्यकपरिग्रहैः (kiṃ tyaktāpāstadevatvamānuṣyakaparigrahaiḥ) Kirātārjunīya 15.21.

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

Apaṣṭa (अपष्ट).—n.

(-ṣṭaṃ) The end or point of the hook for driving an elephant. E. apa before, ṣṭe to surround, and ḍa aff.

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Apāsta (अपास्त).—mfn.

(-staḥ-stā-staṃ) 1. Thrown off, set aside. 2. Driven away, expelled. 3. Discarded, abandoned. 4. Disregarded, contemned. E. apa and asa to throw, kta aff.

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

1) Apāsta (अपास्त):—[from apās] mfn. thrown off, set aside

2) [v.s. ...] driven away

3) [v.s. ...] carried off or away, abandoned, discarded

4) [v.s. ...] disregarded

5) [v.s. ...] contemned.

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

Apāsta (अपास्त):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-staḥ-stā-stam) Thrown off, rejected, discarded, excluded (as an opinion &c.); e. g. in the Sāhityad. ityādīnāmapi (scil. definitions of what is a poem) kāvyalakṣaṇatvamapāstam; or tatra vācyasyātmatvaṃ (scil. of a poem) kāvyasyātmā dhvaniriti svavacanavirodhādevāpāstam; or nāgānande śāntarasapradhānatvamapāstam. (In Fausböll's Dhammapada v. 149 the Pāli word apatthāni seems to represent rather the Saṃskṛt apārthāni, then apāstāni.)—The same as parāsta. E. as (cl. 4.) with apa, kṛt aff. kta.

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

1) Apaṣṭa (अपष्ट):—[apa-ṣṭa] (ṣṭaṃ) 1. n. The point of a hook for driving elephants.

2) Apāsta (अपास्त):—[apā+sta] (staḥ-stā-staṃ) a. Thrown off.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Apāsta (ಅಪಾಸ್ತ):—[adjective] removed; taken off.

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Āpasta (ಆಪಸ್ತ):—[noun] a man related to another by blood, marriage, etc.; a kinsman; a relative.

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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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