Apidhana, Apidhāna, Apidana: 12 definitions

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: 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)

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apidhāna (अपिधान).—

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

Apidhāna (अपिधान).—n.

(-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]

Apidhana in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Apidāna (ಅಪಿದಾನ):—

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.

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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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