Avantara, Avāntara, Avāntarā, Avamtara: 13 definitions

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Avantara 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

avāntara (अवांतर).—a (S) The others; the rest; the number or portion remaining. Ex. vivāhācē pōṭacīṃ a0 karmē puṣkaḷa āhēta. 2 Other, minor, indeterminate, that is under no particular head. Ex. cākarīcē dōnaśēṃ rūpayē yētāta a0 śambhara rūpayē miḷatāta.

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āvantara (आवंतर).—a (Corr. from avāntara) The rest. 2 Other, minor, secondary.

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

avāntara (अवांतर).—a The rest. Other, minor, indeter- minate, that is under no particular head. avāntara kharca Extra expenses. avānta prāpti-miḷakata Bye-gains.

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āvantara (आवंतर).—a The rest. Other; secondary.

context information

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

Avāntara (अवान्तर).—a. [avagatamantaraṃ madhyaṃ prā. sa.]

1) Situated or standing between; see compounds.

2) Included, involved.

3) Subordinate, secondary.

4) not closely connected, extraneous, extra.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Avāntara (अवान्तर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Included, involved. E. ava, and antara inner.

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

Avāntara (अवान्तर).—i. e. ava-antara, adj. Included, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in Chr. 203, 3.

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

Avāntara (अवान्तर).—[adjective] included, intermediate (rām [adverb] between); always another, different.

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

1) Avāntara (अवान्तर):—mfn. intermediate, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) respectively different, respective (generally said with regard to two things only), [Vedāntasāra; Sāhitya-darpaṇa] etc., (am ind. differently from ([ablative])), [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā]

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

Avāntara (अवान्तर):—[avā+ntara] (raḥ-rā-raṃ) a. Included.

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

Avāntara (अवान्तर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Avaṃtara.

[Sanskrit to German]

Avantara in German

context information

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

Avaṃtara (अवंतर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Avāntara.

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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

Avāṃtara (ಅವಾಂತರ):—

1) [adjective] happened or occurred in between or in the meanwhile.

2) [adjective] subordinate; not important.

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Avāṃtara (ಅವಾಂತರ):—

1) [noun] trouble, disturbance, affliction caused by an army-work.

2) [noun] any disturbance, chaos, in general; a disorderly state.

3) [noun] a trouble; mischief.

4) [noun] hurried activity; stir; bustle.

5) [noun] calling for speed; hurry; waste.

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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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