Apiju, Apīju: 5 definitions


Apiju 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

Apīju (अपीजु).—a. Ved. Impelling, stirring up. (Mw. apījū) उषासानक्ता जगतामपीजुवा (uṣāsānaktā jagatāmapījuvā) Rv.2.31.5.

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

Apījū (अपीजू):—[=apī-jū] m([dual number]-juvā)fn. impelling, [Ṛg-veda ii, 31, 5.]

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

Apījū (अपीजू):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-jūḥ-jūḥ-ju) (ved.) Urging on, im-pelling; an epithet of Dawn and Night. The word is noticed in the Ṛgv. Prātiśākhya on account of the lengthening of the middle syllable. E. with api (becoming apī v. s. v. api 1. 1.), kṛt aff. kvip.

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Apiju 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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