Aprapti, aka: Aprāpti; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

Aprapti means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Aprāpti (अप्राप्ति).—(i) non-occurrence for nonrealization of a grammatical operation or rule-अप्रतिषेधः (apratiṣedhaḥ) M. Bh. on I.1.56 Vārt. 8; (2) prohibition of the occurrence of a rule or operation, cf. अप्राप्तेर्वा । अथवानन्तरा या प्राप्तिः सा प्रतिषिध्यते (aprāptervā | athavānantarā yā prāptiḥ sā pratiṣidhyate) M. Bh. on I.I.43, I.1.63.

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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In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Aprāpti (अप्राप्ति, “non-occurrence”) refers to one of the thirteen “conditions” (saṃskāra) that are “unassociated with mind” (citta-viprayukta) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 30). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., aprāpti). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aprāpti (अप्राप्ति).—f.

1) Non-acquisition; तदप्राप्तिमहादुःखविलीनाशेषपातका (tadaprāptimahāduḥkhavilīnāśeṣapātakā) K. P.4.

2) Not being proved or established by a rule before; विधिरत्यन्तमप्राप्तौ नियमः पाक्षिके सति (vidhiratyantamaprāptau niyamaḥ pākṣike sati) Mīm.

3) Not taking place or occurring.

4) Not being applicable = अनुपपत्ति (anupapatti) q. v.

Derivable forms: aprāptiḥ (अप्राप्तिः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aprāpti (अप्राप्ति).—f.

(-ptiḥ) Non-attainment, non-acquisition. E. a neg. prāpti acquisition.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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