Aprahan: 5 definitions


Aprahan 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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aprahan (अप्रहन्).—a. Not destroying, favouring, aiding (anugrāhaka) त्यमूं वो अप्रहनं गृणीषे (tyamūṃ vo aprahanaṃ gṛṇīṣe) Ṛgveda 6.44.4.

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

Aprahan (अप्रहन्):—[=a-prahan] [from a-prahata] m([accusative]haṇam)fn. not hurting, [Ṛg-veda vi, 44, 4.]

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

Aprahan (अप्रहन्):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-hā-hā-ha) Not inflicting injury, kind, propitious; a vaidik epithet of Indra. E. a neg. and prahan.

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Aprahan 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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