Apratidhura: 5 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apratidhura (अप्रतिधुर).—a. Without the fellow-horse.

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

Apratidhura (अप्रतिधुर):—[=a-pratidhura] mfn. without a match in going at the pole of a carriage (as a horse), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

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

Apratidhura (अप्रतिधुर):—[bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-raḥ-rā-ram) (ved.) Matchless in carrying burdens (as a horse; liter. without another carrying burdens alike); e. g. in the Śatapath.: aśvaṃ niktvodānayanti…yo dakṣiṇāyāṃ dhuryapratidhuraḥ (Harisvāmin: pratidhārayitā pratidhuraḥ . nāsti pratidhuro’syetyapratidhuraḥ). E. a priv. and pratidhura (from dhṛ with prati, according to the quoted explanation; or perhaps more correctly, a [bahuvrihi compound] of prati and dhurā or of prati and dhur, burden, samās. aff. a, i. e. ‘having or bearing a like burden’).

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Apratidhura (अप्रतिधुर):—(3. a + pra) adj. (ein Ross,) das keinen (würdigen) Deichselgenossen findet [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 13, 4, 2, 1. 2.]

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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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