Asatpratigraha, Asat-pratigraha: 2 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Asatpratigraha (असत्प्रतिग्रह).—

1) present of bad things; Manusmṛti 11.194.

2) receiving unfit presents (such as tila) or from improper persons.

Derivable forms: asatpratigrahaḥ (असत्प्रतिग्रहः).

Asatpratigraha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms asat and pratigraha (प्रतिग्रह).

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

Asatpratigraha (असत्प्रतिग्रह):—[=a-sat-pratigraha] [from a-sat] m. (= -parigraha), [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya]

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