Upamri, Upamṛ, Upa-mri: 2 definitions



Upamri 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 Upamṛ can be transliterated into English as Upamr or Upamri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Upamṛ (उपमृ).—[Passive] (mūrya/te) be destroyed.

Upamṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms upa and mṛ (मृ).

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

1) Upamṛ (उपमृ):—[=upa-√mṛ] Caus. -mārayati, to throw into water, plunge, immerse, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] [commentator or commentary] on [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra];—(with apsu), [Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra viii, 8, 12.]

2) Upamṝ (उपमॄ):—[=upa-√mṝ] [Passive voice] (p. -mūryamāṇa) to be worn away or destroyed, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa i, 7, 3, 21; 4, 12.]

3) [v.s. ...] ([Passive voice] -mūryate), to be destroyed, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

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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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