Avamrij, Avamṛj: 4 definitions


Avamrij 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 Avamṛj can be transliterated into English as Avamrj or Avamrij, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avamṛj (अवमृज्).—2 P.

1) To rub off, to strip off, remove; लेपमवमार्ष्टि (lepamavamārṣṭi).

2) To efface.

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

Avamṛj (अवमृज्).—stroke down wards, wipe away.

Avamṛj is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ava and mṛj (मृज्).

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

Avamṛj (अवमृज्):—[=ava-√mṛj] -mārṣṭi (ind p. mṛjya) to wipe or rub off [commentator or commentary] on [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa];

—to wipe or rub, clean by wiping, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc.:—[Passive voice] ([Potential] -mṛjyeta with the sense of [Ātmanepada]) to rub one’s (limbs, gātrāṇi), [Mahābhārata xiii, 5006.]

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

Avamṛj (अवमृज्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Avamajja.

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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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