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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Apratipudgala (अप्रतिपुद्गल).—(a-pratipudgala), adj. (= Pali appaṭipuggala; compare prati°; in mss. of LV, Mv, Av, and in Lefmann's ed. of LV, written °puṃgala, see pudgala; the var. °puṅgava also occurs in mss. of Mv), matchless, unequalled, ep. of Buddha: SP 69.15; LV 126.22; 313.17; 358.7; Mv i.219.9; ii.141.12; Divy 393.13; Mvy 42; Av ii.199.1.

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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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