Abhisapana, Abhishapana, Abhiśapana, Abhiśāpana: 9 definitions

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Abhisapana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 terms Abhiśapana and Abhiśāpana can be transliterated into English as Abhisapana or Abhishapana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Abhisapana in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

abhisapana : (nt.) an oath; cursing.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Abhisapana, (nt.) (fr. abhisapati) cursing, curse PvA.144 (so read for abhisampanna). (Page 71)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Abhisapana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhiśapana (अभिशपन).—

1) A curse, imprecation.

2) A serious charge, accusation; नृपार्थेष्वभिशापे च वहेयुः शुचयः सदा (nṛpārtheṣvabhiśāpe ca vaheyuḥ śucayaḥ sadā) Y.2.99; अभिशापः पातकभियोगः (abhiśāpaḥ pātakabhiyogaḥ) Mitā.

3) Slander, calumny, false charge; असतो दोषस्य अध्याहारोऽभिशापः (asato doṣasya adhyāhāro'bhiśāpaḥ); अभिशापभयाद्भीतो भवन्तं नोपसर्पति (abhiśāpabhayādbhīto bhavantaṃ nopasarpati) Mb.12.55.11.

4) An injury, hurt.

Derivable forms: abhiśapanam (अभिशपनम्).

See also (synonyms): abhiśāpa.

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Abhiśāpana (अभिशापन).—Pronouncing a curse.

Derivable forms: abhiśāpanam (अभिशापनम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhiśapana (अभिशपन).—n.

(-naṃ) False accusation, calumny. See abhiśāpa.

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Abhiśāpana (अभिशापन).—n.

(-naṃ) Pronouncing a curse or malediction. E. abhi with śapa causal form, affix lyuṭ.

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

1) Abhiśapana (अभिशपन):—[=abhi-śapana] [from abhi-śap] n. false accusation, calumny, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Abhiśāpana (अभिशापन):—[=abhi-śāpana] [from abhi-śap] n. pronouncing a curse, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Abhiśapana (अभिशपन):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-nam) The same as abhiśāpa q. v. E. śap with abhi, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.

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

Abhiśapana (अभिशपन):—[abhi-śapana] (naṃ) n. A false accusation; calumny.

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Abhisapana in German

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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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