Atyadhana, Atyādhāna: 5 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Atyādhāna (अत्याधान).—

1) Laying on, imposition.

2) Transgression.

3) Violation of आधान (ādhāna), not keeping the sacred fire.

Derivable forms: atyādhānam (अत्याधानम्).

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

1) Atyādhāna (अत्याधान):—[=aty-ā-dhāna] [from atyā-dhā] n. act of imposing or placing upon, [Pāṇini]

2) [v.s. ...] imposition, deception, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Atyādhāna (अत्याधान):—n.

(-nam) 1) Putting over, placing over or beyond.

2) A groundless demand, an imposition. E. dhā with ā and ati, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Atyādhāna (अत्याधान):—n.

1) das Darüberlegen , Auflegen.

2) *Vergehen.

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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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