Apatya, aka: Āpatya, Āpātya; 6 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Apatya (अपत्य).—A descendent, male or female, from the son or daughter onwards upto any generation; cf तस्यापत्यम् (tasyāpatyam) P, IV.1.92.

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Āpatya (आपत्य).—Patronymic affix such as अण् (aṇ) and others. The term आपत्य (āpatya), which is the same as the usual term अपत्य (apatya) in तस्यापत्यम् (tasyāpatyam) P.IV.I, is found sometimes used in the Vārttikas and in the Mahābhāṣya; cf. आयत्याज्जीवद्वंश्यात्स्वार्थे द्वितीयो युवसंज्ञः (āyatyājjīvadvaṃśyātsvārthe dvitīyo yuvasaṃjñaḥ) P.IV.1.163 Vārt 6.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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India history and geogprahy

Apatya.—(CII 1), descendants. Note: apatya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

apatya (अपत्य).—n (S) Offspring, male or female; a child or young person. 2 A young person assumes this term in writing to an elder brother or a cousin.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

apatya (अपत्य).—n Offspring, male or female, a child.

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

Apatya (अपत्य).—[na patanti pitaro'nena, pat bāhu° karaṇe yat na. ta.; some derive it from apa, the termination tya being added to it, as in tatratya, atratya, sprung from a stock; Yāska gives two etymologies : apatyaṃ kasmāt apatataṃ bhavati pituḥ sakāśādetya pṛthagiva tataṃ bhavati, anena jātena satā pitā narake na patatīti cā]

1) Offspring, child, progeny, issue (of animals and men); offspring in general (male or female); sons or grandsons and other later generations of a Gotra; अपत्यं पौत्रप्रभृत्ति गोत्रम् (apatyaṃ pautraprabhṛtti gotram) P.IV.1.162; अपत्यैरिव नीवार भागधेयो चितैर्मृमैः (apatyairiva nīvāra bhāgadheyo citairmṛmaiḥ) R.1.5. (Bhavabhūti calls apatya 'a knot for tying parents together' anyonyasaṃśleṣaṇam pitroḥ; antaḥ- karaṇatattvasya dampatyoḥ snehasaṃśrayāt | ānandagranthireko'yamapatyamiti vadhyate || U.3.17).

2) A partronymic affix; स्त्रीपुंसयोरपत्यान्ताः (strīpuṃsayorapatyāntāḥ) Ak.; °अधिकारप्रकरणम् (adhikāraprakaraṇam) Sk.;

Derivable forms: apatyam (अपत्यम्).

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Āpātya (आपात्य).—a. Rushing on, approaching to attack; आपात्यसैनिकनिराकरणाकुलेन (āpātyasainikanirākaraṇākulena) Śi.5.15.

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Āpatya (आपत्य).—a. (-tyī f.) [अपत्य-अण् (apatya-aṇ)]

1) Relating to offspring.

2) (In gram.) Relating to the formation of patronymic words; आपत्यस्य च तद्धितेऽनाति (āpatyasya ca taddhite'nāti) P.VI.4.151.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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