Aprati: 7 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aprati (अप्रति).—a. Ved/

1) Without opponents or foes, irresistible; य एक इदप्रतिर्मन्यमानः (ya eka idapratirmanyamānaḥ) Ṛgveda 5.32.3; °वीर्य (vīrya) of irresistible prowess.

2) Unsurpassed, unequalled. -adv. Irresistibly तदुग्रवेगं दिशि दिश्युपर्यधो विसर्पदुत्सर्पदसह्यमप्रति (tadugravegaṃ diśi diśyuparyadho visarpadutsarpadasahyamaprati) Bhāgavata 8.7.19.

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

Aprati (अप्रति).—[adjective] irresistible.

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

1) Aprati (अप्रति):—[=a-prati] mfn. without opponents, irresistible, [Ṛg-veda; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] n. irresistibly, [Ṛg-veda vii, 83, 4 and 99, 5; Atharva-veda]

3) Āpratī (आप्रती):—[=ā-pratī] (ā-prati-√i) [Parasmaipada] ([imperative] 2. [plural] -etana, [Ṛg-veda vi, 42, 2]) to go towards any one to meet him.

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

Aprati (अप्रति):—[bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-tiḥ-tiḥ-ti) (ved.)

1) Without ad-versaries; e. g. Ṛgv.: ya eka idapratirmanyamānaḥ (Sāyaṇa: = pratidvandvirahitaḥ).

2) Not encountered by, unimpeded by, adversaries; e. g. in the neuter acc. used as adv. Ṛgv.: vṛtrāṇyaprati barhiṣmate ni sahasrāṇi barhayaḥ (Sāyaṇa: = śatrubhirapratigataḥ).

3) Without hostility; e. g. in the neuter acc. used as adv. ‘so as to cease to be hostile’, e. g. Ṛgv.: hatho apratyasurasya vīrān (Sāyaṇa: = pratidvandvino yathā na bhavanti tathā).

4) Without retreat, not receding, encountering; e. g. Ṛgv.: stuta indro maghavā yaddha vṛtrā bhūrīṇyeko apratīni hanti (Sāyaṇa: = apratigamanāni . abhigamanayuktānītyarthaḥ).

5) Unequalled, excellent, as treasures; e. g. Ṛgv.: so apratīni manave purūṇīndro dāśaddāśuṣe (Sāyaṇa: = utkṛṣṭāni dhanāni); comp. also apratikarman, apratirūpa &c. and apratima. E. a priv. and prati.

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Aprati 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aprati (ಅಪ್ರತಿ):—[adjective] not equalled; unmatched; unequalled; unrivalled.

context information

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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