Apavaha, Apavāha: 4 definitions
Apavaha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Apavāha.—(CII 1), the act of carrying away [as a prisoner]. Note: apavāha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Taking or carrying away, removal; Dk.41; स्वराष्ट्रं वासयेद्राजा परदेशापवाहनात् (svarāṣṭraṃ vāsayedrājā paradeśāpavāhanāt) H.3. v. l. bearing away men from other countries; See अभिष्यन्द (abhiṣyanda).
2) Deduction, subtraction (as of fractions).
3) Name of a metre.
Derivable forms: apavāhaḥ (अपवाहः).
See also (synonyms): apavāhana.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-haḥ) An inference or deduction. E. apa before, vaha to bear, ghañ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Apavāha (अपवाह):—[=apa-vāha] [from apa-vah] m. ‘carrying off (water)’, a channel, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]
2) [v.s. ...] ‘carrying off’ See vasiṣṭhāpavāha, deduction, subtraction
3) [v.s. ...] Name of a metre
4) [v.s. ...] of a people.
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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