Apratirupavadana, Apratirūpavadana: 1 definition
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apratirūpavadana (अप्रतिरूपवदन):—[tatpurusha compound] n.
(-nam) Saying what is at variance with (e. g. the sacred writings). [As a [karmadharaya compound] the word might mean: an incomparable or very beautiful face; and as a [bahuvrihi compound], having such a face.] E. apratirūpa and vadana.
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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