Aprakalpaka: 3 definitions
Aprakalpaka 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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Aprakalpaka (अप्रकल्पक).—a. Not explicitly enjoining, not prescribing as obligatory.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aprakalpaka (अप्रकल्पक):—[=a-prakalpaka] mf(ikā)n. not prescribing as obligatory.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aprakalpaka (अप्रकल्पक):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.
(-lpakaḥ-lpikā-lpakam) Not en-joining, not making principal or relevant, not having the effect of making one injunction as relevant or obligatory as other injunctions with which the former may happen to be found together in the same book or chapter, e. g. of a Brāhmaṇa (comp. the preceding and anārabhyādhīta); e. g. in the Jaimini Sūtra: śāstraṃ syādaprakalpakam (scil. smṛteḥ); Śabara: tasmānnāsyāḥ smṛteḥ śāstraṃ prakalpakam. E. a neg. and prakalpaka.
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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