Apura, Apūra, Āpūra: 9 definitions


Apura means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

apūra (अपूर).—f (a & puraṇēṃ) Deficiency or insufficiency.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

apurā (अपुरा).—Unfinished, uncompleted, incomplete. Insufficient, deficient, scant.

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apūra (अपूर).—f Insufficiency. apūranapūra f Slight deficiency.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āpūra (आपूर).—a. Becoming full.

-raḥ 1 Flow, current, large flood, quantity; स्वेदापूरो युवतिसरितां व्याप गण्डस्थलानि (svedāpūro yuvatisaritāṃ vyāpa gaṇḍasthalāni) Śi. 7.74; हर्षभरापूरपीडनोत्फुल्लया दृशा (harṣabharāpūrapīḍanotphullayā dṛśā) Kathāsaritsāgara 23.71.

2) Filling, making full; मन्दानिलापूरकृतं दधानो (mandānilāpūrakṛtaṃ dadhāno) Śiśupālavadha 3.21.

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

1) Apūra (अपूर):—[=a-pūra] mfn. not to be filled or satisfied, not to be quenched (as thirst), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) Āpūra (आपूर):—[=ā-pūra] a etc. See under ā-√pṝ.

3) [=ā-pūra] [from ā-pṝ] b m. flood, flooding, excess, abundance, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Śiśupāla-vadha] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] filling up, making full, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] filling a little, [Tārānātha tarkavācaspati’s Vācaspatyam, Sanskrit dictionary]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Āpūra (आपूर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Āūra, Āpūra.

[Sanskrit to German]

Apura 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Āpūra (आपूर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Āpūra.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Āpūra (ಆಪೂರ):—[adjective] filled with; full of; filled to the brim.

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Āpūra (ಆಪೂರ):—[noun] a flow as of water; a current; a stream; a flood.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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