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

Avarupta (अवरुप्त).—also orupta, quasi ppp., analogical back-formation to avaropita (ppp. of avaropayati, q.v.), on some model like gopayati (gopita): gupta; planted, literally of a tree: Gaṇḍavyūha 278.22 taddivasāvaruptasya sālakalyāṇavṛk- ṣasya; oftener fig., of (roots of) merit, (kuśala-)mūla; Mahāvastu ii.314.11 avarupta-kuśalamūlā(ḥ), v.l. avalupta°; iii.406.11 avarupta-kuśalamūlo, v.l. anavarupta°, which could be interpreted as not cut off (see avaropayati, 2); avarupta (of kuśalamūla) Suvarṇabhāsottamasūtra 91.8; 103.7; 113.5; 114.1 etc.; according to Kern, Saddharmapuṇḍarīka Preface vi, in Kashgar recension for Nepalese avaropita; orupta (kuśalamūla) Mahāvastu iii.104.18; 432.9; orupta-kuśaleṣu Mahāvastu iii.155.6.

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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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