Apidhana, Apidhāna, Apidana: 12 definitions
Apidhana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
apidhāna : (nt.) a cover; lid.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Apidhāna, (nt.) (Vedic apidhāna in same meaning) cover, lid Vin.I, 203, 204; II, 122. See apidahati. (Page 55)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Covering, concealing, concealment.
2) A cover, lid, covering (fig. also); अमृतापिधानमसि स्वाहा (amṛtāpidhānamasi svāhā); नैकजलदच्छत्रापिधानं जगत् (naikajaladacchatrāpidhānaṃ jagat) Mṛcchakaṭika 5.24; a cloth for covering.
Derivable forms: apidhānam (अपिधानम्).
See also (synonyms): pidhāna.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) Covering, concealment, disappearance. E. api before dhā to have or hold, and lyuṭ aff. See pidhāna.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apidhāna (अपिधान).—i. e. api-dhā + ana, n. A cover.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apidhāna (अपिधान).—[neuter] cover, bar; p. vant.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Apidhāna (अपिधान):—[=api-dhāna] [from api-dhā] n. placing upon covering, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]
2) [v.s. ...] a cover, a cloth for covering, [Ṛg-veda] etc.
3) [v.s. ...] a lid, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] a bar, [Kumāra-sambhava]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apidhāna (अपिधान):—[tatpurusha compound]
(-nam) 1) Covering, concealment.
2) Any thing that covers, lit. and fig., as a lid of a dish, a cloud which hides the rain &c. Comp. pidhāna. E. dhā with api, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apidhāna (अपिधान):—[api-dhāna] (naṃ) 1. n. Covering.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] act of closing the lid, covering, concealing.
2) [noun] that which closes, covers; a cover; a lid; a curtain; a veil.
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Āpīḍana (ಆಪೀಡನ):—[noun] = ಆಪೀಡ - [apida -] 1.
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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