Apishala, aka: Āpiśala, Apiśalā; 2 Definition(s)

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Apishala 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.

The Sanskrit terms Āpiśala and Apiśalā can be transliterated into English as Apisala or Apishala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[Apishala in Vyakarana glossaries]

1) Āpiśala (आपिशल).—A work of आपिशलि (āpiśali), possibly his grammar; cf. आपिशलमधीते (āpiśalamadhīte) M. Bh. on IV.1.14;

2) Āpiśala.—A student of Āpiśali's grammar: आपिशलमधीते आपिशला ब्राह्मणी (āpiśalamadhīte āpiśalā brāhmaṇī) M. Bh. on IV.1.14: आपिशलपाणिनीयव्याडीयगौतमीयाः (āpiśalapāṇinīyavyāḍīyagautamīyāḥ) M. Bh. on VI. 2.36.; cf. तथा चापिशलाः पाणिनीयाः पठन्ति-आगमोनुपघातेन विकार-श्चोपमर्दनात् । आदेशस्तु प्रसङ्गेन लोपः सर्वापकर्षनात् (tathā cāpiśalāḥ pāṇinīyāḥ paṭhanti-āgamonupaghātena vikāra-ścopamardanāt | ādeśastu prasaṅgena lopaḥ sarvāpakarṣanāt).

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Apishala in Sanskrit glossaries]

Apiśalā (अपिशला).—(pl. of āpiśali) descendants or pupils of आपिशलि (āpiśali).

Derivable forms: apiśalāḥ (अपिशलाः).

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Āpiśala (आपिशल).—a. Originating from आपिशलि (āpiśali).

-laḥ A pupil of आपिशलि (āpiśali).

-lā A female pupil; आपिशलमधीते आपिशला ब्राह्मणी (āpiśalamadhīte āpiśalā brāhmaṇī) Mbh. on P.IV.1.14.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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