Avamrid, Avamṛd: 3 definitions
Avamrid 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.
The Sanskrit term Avamṛd can be transliterated into English as Avamrd or Avamrid, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Avamṛd (अवमृद्).—9 P.
1) To grind or pound down, to reduce by friction; crush, tread down, trample upon; अव- मृद्नन्स राष्ट्राणि पार्थिवानां हयोत्तमः (ava- mṛdnansa rāṣṭrāṇi pārthivānāṃ hayottamaḥ) Mb.
2) To rub. -Caus. To pound down &c.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avamṛd (अवमृद्).—the same.
Avamṛd is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ava and mṛd (मृद्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avamṛd (अवमृद्):—[=ava-√mṛd] ([imperfect tense] avāmṛdnāt; p. -mṛdnat) ‘to grind down’, crush, tread down, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa];
—to rub, [Mahābhārata iv, 468.]
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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