Antaripa, Antarīpa: 4 definitions


Antaripa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Antarīpa.—(EI 12), an island. Note: antarīpa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Antarīpa (अन्तरीप).—[antaḥ madhye gatā āpo yasya bahu. a P.V.4.74. apa īt dvayantarupasargebhyo'paīn; P.VI.3.97] A portion of land stretching out into the sea, promontory; an island (being situated in and surrounded on all sides by, water). सान्तरीपश्च सागरः (sāntarīpaśca sāgaraḥ) Śiva. B.18.13; दृष्ट्वा तानी ध्रुवमुपगतः सैन्धवादन्तरीपात् (dṛṣṭvā tānī dhruvamupagataḥ saindhavādantarīpāt) | Rām. ch.4.96

Derivable forms: antarīpaḥ (अन्तरीपः).

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

Antarīpa (अन्तरीप).—mn.

(-paḥ-paṃ) An island. E. antar in the midst of, and āpa water; ā changed to ī.

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

Antarīpa (अन्तरीप):—[=antar-īpa] n. ([from] 2. ap), an island, [Pāṇini 6-3, 97.]

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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. 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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