Apit: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Apit (अपित्).—Not marked with the mute letter प् (p), A Sārvadhātuka affix not marked with mute प् (p) is looked upon as marked with ड् () and hence it prevents the guṇa or vṛddhi substitution for the preceding vowel or for the penultimate vowel if it be अ. e. g. कुरुतः तनुतः, कुर्वन्ति (kurutaḥ tanutaḥ, kurvanti) where no guṇa takes place for the vowel उ (u) cf. सार्वधातुकमपित् (sārvadhātukamapit). P.I.2.4.

context information

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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apit (अपित्).—a. [āpaḥ ito gatā yasya, vede]

1) Dry, waterless, as a river.

2) Not having the इत् (it) or अनुबन्ध प् (anubandha p). सार्वधातुकमपित् (sārvadhātukamapit) P.I.2.4.

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

Apit (अपित्).—[adjective] barren, dry.

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

1) Apit (अपित्):—[=a-pit] 1. a-pit mfn. (√pi), not swelling, dry, [Ṛg-veda vii, 82, 3.]

2) [v.s. ...] 2. a-pit mfn. (in [grammar]) not having the it or Anu-bandha p, [Pāṇini]

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

Apit (अपित्):—m. f. n. (-t-t-t) I. [bahuvrihi compound] (ved.) Waterless (as a river; Sāyaṇa: = jalarahita). E. a priv. and pit. Ii. [tatpurusha compound] (In the system of Pāṇini.) A grammatical element which has not the anubandha p; e. g. sārvadhātukamapit (scil. ṅit); or serhyapicca. See pit. E. a neg. and pit.

[Sanskrit to German]

Apit in German

context information

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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