Alopa, Ālopa: 8 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Alop.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Alopa (अलोप).—Absence of clision of an affix etc. cf. सुपः अलोपः भवति वाक्ये । राज्ञः पुरुष इति । (supaḥ alopaḥ bhavati vākye | rājñaḥ puruṣa iti |) M. Bh. on II.1.1.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ālopa : (m.) a morsel; a bit; lump.

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

Ālopa, (ā + lup, cp. ālumpati; BSk. ālopa, e. g. Av. Ś I. 173, 341; Divy 290, 481) a piece (cut off), a bit (of food) morsel, esp. bits of food gathered by bhikkhus D.I, 5 = A.V, 206; III, 176; A II 209; III, 304; IV, 318; Th.1, 1055; It.18; Pv.II, 17; Pug.58; Miln.231, 406; Vism.106; DA.I, 80 (= vilopa-karaṇaṃ). (Page 110)

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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

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

Ālopa (आलोप).—m. (= Pali id.), mouthful (of food); compare next: Mahāvastu i.339.13 ālopa-kāram (ger., see §§ 22.5; 35.3, 5) āhāram āharesi (sc with v.l.), and 16 ālopa-kārakam (ger.) āhāram āharetsuḥ, making a mouthful of it, took food; Mahāvyutpatti 5766; 8572; 8574—6; [Prātimokṣasūtra des Sarvāstivādins] 533.1—6 (= Mahāvyutpatti 8572—6); Divyāvadāna [Page107-a+ 71] 290.23 carama ālopas; 470.17; 481.9; Avadāna-śataka i.341.13 °pam anuprayacchati; Śikṣāsamuccaya 84.3; 138.5; 215.16; Bodhisattvabhūmi 76.19 (na) cāvaśiṣṭaṃ bhavati yāvad dvitīyam ālopaṃ prakṣipati.

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

1) Alopa (अलोप):—[=a-lopa] m. not dropping (as a letter or syllable), [Lāṭyāyana; Taittirīya-prātiśākhya]

2) [v.s. ...] dropping of the letter a, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā-prātiśākhya]

3) Ālopa (आलोप):—[=ā-lopa] [from ā-lup] m. a morsel, bit, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Alopa 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Alopa (अलोप) [Also spelled alop]:—(a) disappeared, vanished.

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