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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Avaropayati (अवरोपयति).—(caus. to ava-ruh; Sanskrit in sense 1; in sense 2 = Pali oropeti; compare avarūpayati, orūp°), (1) plants (so Sanskrit, of planting trees); here very commonly of planting roots of merit, kuśalamūla (not in Pali in either literal or fig. sense); compare avarupta, °ropaṇa: kuśalamūlāny avaropayāmi Divyāvadāna 95.25; avaropayituṃ, inf., Sukhāvatīvyūha 16.4; °lāny avaropitāni Mahāvastu i.1.5; 57.7; Suvarṇabhāsottamasūtra 81.15 (here most mss. avaruptāni); avaropitakuśalamūla- that has (have) planted r. of m. Mahāvyutpatti 7417; Vajracchedikā 22.20; 23.1; Gaṇḍavyūha 47.12; kuśalam avaropitaṃ Mahāvastu i.136.10; avaropitaṃ cittabījaṃ Daśabhūmikasūtra 48.8; (2) cuts off (hair, beard): -avaropitakeśaśmaśrur Divyāvadāna 37.2; -avaropitair iva keśair Avadāna-śataka i.284.8; (evil condi- tions) buddhāvaropitānām (so read with mss.) akuśalānāṃ dharmāṇāṃ Divyāvadāna 359.26, that are (= are to be, can be) cut off (= obliterated) by a Buddha.

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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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