Apasya, Apāsya, Apashya, Apaśya, Apāśyā: 5 definitions


Apasya 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 terms Apaśya and Apāśyā can be transliterated into English as Apasya or Apashya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Apāsya (अपास्य).—A sage by tapas.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 32. 99.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apaśya (अपश्य).—a. Ved. Not seeing.

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Apasya (अपस्य).—a. [apasi karmaṇi sādhuḥ yat] Ved. Active, fit for an act, skilful in doing any thing (sādhukarmakārin); सिध्मा यद् वनधितिरपस्यात् (sidhmā yad vanadhitirapasyāt) Rv.1.121.7; Yv.1.7; flowing, watery.

-syā 1 Activity यादृशिमन् धायि तमपस्यया विदद् (yādṛśiman dhāyi tamapasyayā vidad) Rv.5.44.8.

2) Water.

3) A sort of brick used in preparing the sacrificial altar.

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Apasya (अपस्य).—&c. See under अपस् (apas)

See also (synonyms): apasyu.

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Apāśyā (अपाश्या).—Not a large number of snares, i. e. a few snares; ययतोश्चातदर्थे (yayatoścātadarthe) P.VI.2.156. Sk.

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

Apāsya (अपास्य).—ind. 1. Having quitted or left. 2. Having thrown away. 3. Disregarding. E. apa, and asa to throw, ya aff.

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

Apaśya (अपश्य).—[adjective] not seeing.

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Apasya (अपस्य).—([feminine] apasī) watery.

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Apāsya (अपास्य).—[gerund] putting aside, i.e. in spite of, except, save ([accusative]).

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

1) Apaśya (अपश्य):—[=a-paśya] mfn. not seeing, [Ṛg-veda i, 148, 5.]

2) Apasya (अपस्य):—[from apas] 1. apasya [Nominal verb] [Parasmaipada] ([subjunctive] syāt) to be active, [Ṛg-veda i, 121, 7.]

3) Apasyā (अपस्या):—[from apas] 1. apasyā f. activity, [Ṛg-veda v, 44, 8; vii, 45, 2] (cf. sv-apasyā, for 2. apasyā See 2. apasya below.)

4) Apasya (अपस्य):—[from apas] 2. apasya mf()n. watery, melting, dispersing, [Ṛg-veda x, 89, 2; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā x, 7]

5) Apasyā (अपस्या):—[from apas] 2. apasyā See 2 apasya f. a kind of brick (twenty are used in building the sacrificial altar), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

6) Apasya (अपस्य):—a apasyu See apas

7) Apāśyā (अपाश्या):—[=a-pāśyā] f. no great number of nooses or fetters, [Pāṇini 6-2, 156 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

8) Apāsya (अपास्य):—[from apās] [indeclinable participle] having thrown away or discarded

9) [v.s. ...] having left having disregarded

10) [v.s. ...] having excepted.

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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. 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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