Aprahata: 11 definitions


Aprahata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu

Aprahata (अप्रहत) is a synonym for Ūṣara (“saline soil”, a barren wasteland), according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil [viz., Aprahata], mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees and plants and substances, with their various kinds.

Source: Knowledge Traditions & Practices of India: Agriculture: A Survey

Aprahata (अप्रहत, “fallow”) refers to one of the twelve types of lands mentioned in the Amarakoṣa and classified according to fertility of the soil, irrigation and physical characteristics. Agriculture (kṛṣi) is frequently mentioned in India’s ancient literature.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Aprahata.—(EI 15), uncultivated; same as khila. Note: aprahata is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aprahata (अप्रहत).—a.

1) Unhurt, intact.

2) Waste, unploughed, K.326.

3) New and unbleached (as cloth); ईषद्धौतं नवं श्वेतं सदशं यन्त्रधारितम् । निर्णेजकाक्षालितं चाप्रहतं वास उच्यते (īṣaddhautaṃ navaṃ śvetaṃ sadaśaṃ yantradhāritam | nirṇejakākṣālitaṃ cāprahataṃ vāsa ucyate) ||.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aprahata (अप्रहत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Unhurt, intact. 2. Untilled, waste, fallow. E. a neg. prahata broken.

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

1) Aprahata (अप्रहत):—[=a-prahata] mfn. unhurt, intact

2) [v.s. ...] untilled, waste, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Aprahata (अप्रहत):—[tatpurusha compound] 1. m. f. n.

(-taḥ-tā-tam) 1) Unhurt, intact.

2) Untilled, waste, fallow. 2. f.

(-tā) An uncultivated ground, fallow; (according to the comm. on the Amarak.). E. a neg. and prahata.

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

Aprahata (अप्रहत):—[a-prahata] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Untilled.

[Sanskrit to German]

Aprahata 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aprahata (ಅಪ್ರಹತ):—

1) [adjective] not beaten; unhurt.

2) [adjective] unploughed; uncultivated; waste.

3) [adjective] (of cloth) new, not washed; unbleached.

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Aprahata (ಅಪ್ರಹತ):—[noun] a cloth, either new or not washed at all.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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