Difference between revisions of "apas"
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अपस् ápas [ apas ]
1 as n. ( fr. 1. áp ), work, action, especially sacred act, sacrificial act RV. [ Lat. opus. ]
apás [ apas ]
2 mfn. active, skilful in any art RV.
( ásas ), f. pl., N. of the hands and fingers ( when employed in kindling the sacred fire and in performing the sacrifices ) RV.
of the three goddesses of sacred speech RV. VS.
of the active or running waters RV. AV.
apás-tama [ apastama ]
( apás- ), mfn. ( superl. ), most active RV.
most rapid RV. x, 75, 7
apás-pati [ apaspati ]
m. N. of a son of Uttānapāda VP.
अपस् apás [ apas ]
3 mfn. ( fr. 2. áp ), watery. ( So some passages of the Ṛg-veda [ i, 95, 4, etc. ] may ( according to NBD. and others ) be translated where the word is applied to the running waters, 2. apás at end and apás-tama. )