Apija: 2 definitions

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Apija 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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apija (अपिज).—a. Born after or again, epithet of several deities.

-jaḥ [api apsu jāyate, aluk vede apśabdasyaikavacana- tvamapi] Name of the month of Jyeshṭha (जलक्रीडारतिसाधनत्वा- त्तथात्वम् (jalakrīḍāratisādhanatvā- ttathātvam).

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

Apija (अपिज):—[=api-ja] m. born after or in addition to (Name of Prajāpati and other divinities), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

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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. 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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