Aptas: 7 definitions


Aptas 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aptas (अप्तस्).—n. A sacrificial act.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aptas (अप्तस्).—n.

(-ptaḥ) Sacrificing, offering oblations. E. āpa to obtain, asun affix, and ta inserted.

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

Aptas (अप्तस्):—n. a sacrificial act, [Uṇādi-sūtra]

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

Aptas (अप्तस्):—n.

(-ptaḥ) A sacrificial act; (Uṇṇādik.: aptopasī yajñakarmaṇi, where it is not a various reading of apas, āpas or apnas qq. vv.). E. āp with ā shortened (acc. to the native etym., but more correctly ap, comp. the Etym. of apta), uṇ. aff. asun, āgama tuṭ.

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

Aptas (अप्तस्):—(ptaḥ) 5. n. Sacrificing.

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Aptas in German

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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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