Apatra, Apātra: 15 definitions

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Apatra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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

apātra (अपात्र).—a (S) Unworthy or unfit as a recipient.

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

apātra (अपात्र).—a Unworthy, unfit, unfit as a recipient.

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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

Apātra (अपात्र).—

1) A worthless vessel or utensil.

2) (fig). An unworthy or undeserving person, unfit receptacle or recipient.

3) One unfit or disqualified to receive gifts; अदेशकाले यद्दानमपात्रेभ्यश्च दीयते (adeśakāle yaddānamapātrebhyaśca dīyate) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 17.22; Kathāsaritsāgara 24. 26.

Derivable forms: apātram (अपात्रम्).

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

Apātra (अपात्र).—n.

(-traṃ) 1. A worthless or common utensil. 2. An inferior or worthless person. E. a neg. pātra a vessel.

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

Apātra (अपात्र).—n. a person not worthy of receiving gifts, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 17, 22.

Apātra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and pātra (पात्र).

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

Apātra (अपात्र).—[neuter] ([masculine]) an unworthy person (lit. no recipient).

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

Apātra (अपात्र):—[=a-pātra] n. a worthless or common utensil, an undeserving or worthless object, unfit recipient, unworthy, to receive gifts, [Bhagavad-gītā; Kathāsaritsāgara]

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

Apatra (अपत्र):—[bahuvrihi compound] 1. m. f. n.

(-traḥ-trā-tram) Leafless. 2. f.

(-trā) The name of a plant: Capparis Aphylla. E. a priv. and patra.

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Apātra (अपात्र):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-tram) 1) A worthless or inferior utensil.

2) A worthless person.

3) An undeserving person, one not worthy of receiving gifts. E. a deter. and pātra.

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

Apātra (अपात्र):—[a-pātra] (traṃ) 1. n. A common, mean utensil; a worthless person.

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

Apātra (अपात्र) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Appatta.

[Sanskrit to German]

Apatra 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Apātra (अपात्र):—(a) unworthy, undeserving; ineligible; ~[] unworthiness; ineligibility.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Apātra (अपात्र) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Apāpa.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Apātra (ಅಪಾತ್ರ):—[adjective] ineligible or not worthy for receiving a gift, donation, education, sympathy or help.

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Apātra (ಅಪಾತ್ರ):—[noun] one who is not worthy or eligible for receiving a gift, donation, education, sympathy or help.

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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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