Samaropaka, Samāropaka: 2 definitions



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

Samāropaka (समारोपक).—f. °ikā, adj. (to Sanskrit °ropayati plus -aka, (1) causing to grow; -kuśalamūla-°pikām dharma- [Page570-b+ 70] deśanāṃ Divyāvadāna 130.14; (2) attributing, causing (one) to make a mental assumption or attribution (compare Sanskrit samā- ropa): (sā, sc. prajñapti 4,…vastuni) °pikā cāpavādikā ca. tanmayasvabhāvavastugrāhikā °pikā, vastumātra-para- mārthanāśagrāhikā 'pavādikā (annulling) saṃjñety ucyate Bodhisattvabhūmi 50.11 ff.

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

Samāropaka (समारोपक):—[=sam-āropaka] [from sam-āropa > samā-ruh] mf(ikā)n. making to grow or thrive, [Divyāvadāna]

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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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