Apavitra: 9 definitions
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
apavitra (अपवित्र).—a (S) Impure; unclean, ceremonially unholy, or ceremonially defiled. 2 Unholy, morally unclean.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
apavitra (अपवित्र).—a Impure, unholy, morally un- clean.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-traḥ-trā-traṃ) Impure, unclean. E. a neg. pavitra pure.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apavitra (अपवित्र).—adj. Impure, [Pañcatantra] 169, 17.
Apavitra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and pavitra (पवित्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apavitra (अपवित्र):—[=a-pavitra] mf(ā)n. impure.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apavitra (अपवित्र):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.
(-traḥ-trā-tram) Impure; e. g. bho bho bālāgnihotriṃkimeva janaviruddhaṃ hāsyakāryamanuṣṭhīyate . yadeṣa sārameyopavitraḥ skandhādhirūḍho nīyate. E. a neg. and pavitra.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apavitra (अपवित्र):—[a-pavitra] (traḥ-trā-traṃ) a. Impure.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Apavitra (अपवित्र):—(a) unholy, impure; desecrated, profane; ~[tā] profanity; unholiness.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Apavitra (ಅಪವಿತ್ರ):—[adjective] ceremonially unclean or impure; defiled.
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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Ends with: Angirasapavitra, Ardrapavitra, Brahmapavitra, Caitra-pavitra, Darbhapavitra, Dashapavitra, Jala-pavitra, Kshapavitra, Kushapavitra, Mahapavitra, Sadashapavitra, Samapavitra, Sapavitra, Shakhapavitra, Shatapavitra, Urdhvapavitra, Varshapavitra.
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Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.10.110 < [Chapter 10 - The Glories of Śrī Puṇḍarīka Vidyānidhi]
Verse 1.7.173 < [Chapter 7 - Śrī Viśvarūpa Takes Sannyāsa]
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
The Markandeya Purana (Study) (by Chandamita Bhattacharya)
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)