Apsarapati, Apsara-pati, Apsarāpati: 4 definitions



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

Apsarāpati (अप्सरापति):—[=apsarā-pati] [from ap-saras] m. ‘lord of the Apsarasas’, Name of the Gandharva Śikhaṇḍin, [Atharva-veda iv, 37, 7.]

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

Apsarāpati (अप्सरापति):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-tiḥ) The Lord of the Apsarasas, an epithet of the Gandharva Śikhaṇḍin in the Atharvaveda. Comp. apsaraḥpati. E. apsarā and pati.

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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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