Apid, Āpīḍ: 4 definitions


Apid 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āpīḍ (आपीड्).—1 P.

1) To press, weigh down; पयोधरभारेणापीडितः (payodharabhāreṇāpīḍitaḥ) Gīt.12; भुजाभ्यां तमापीड्य (bhujābhyāṃ tamāpīḍya) clasping him to the bosom.

2) To press hard, afflict, perplex, worry.

3) To compress.

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

Āpīḍ (आपीड्).—press out, vex, plague.

Āpīḍ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ā and pīḍ (पीड्).

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

Āpīḍ (आपीड्):—[=ā-√pīḍ] Caus. -pīḍayati, to press against or out;

—to press, crush, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.;

—to press hard, give pain, perplex, [Mahābhārata]

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

Āpīḍ (आपीड्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Āvīḍa.

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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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