Apsujit, Apsu-jit: 4 definitions


Apsujit means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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

Apsujit (अप्सुजित्):—[=apsu-jit] [from apsu] mfn. vanquishing among the waters or in the region of the clouds (Name of Indra), [Ṛg-veda]

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

Apsujit (अप्सुजित्):—[tatpurusha compound] m. (-t) (ved.) Conquering (the demons) in the intermediate region, in the region between heaven and earth, an epithet of Indra (Sāyaṇa: antarikṣe vartamānānāmasurāṇāṃ jetā); another interpretation of Sāyaṇa, ‘conquering for the sake of water (scil. Vṛtra)’, is less probable, in the Ṛg-or Sāmav. verse: vajraṃ ca vṛṣaṇaṃ bharatsamapsujit (Sāy.: apsujit . udakārthaṃ vṛtrasya jetā yadvā āpa ityantarikṣanāma . antarikṣehināmakasya jetā; comp. his explanation of apsuvāh). E. apsu (loc. plur. of ap) and jit.

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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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