Avakship, Avakṣip: 3 definitions


Avakship 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 Avakṣip can be transliterated into English as Avaksip or Avakship, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avakṣip (अवक्षिप्).—6 U.

1) To fling away, to throw or cast off; सूक्ष्मवस्त्रमवक्षिप्य मुनिवस्त्राण्यवस्त ह (sūkṣmavastramavakṣipya munivastrāṇyavasta ha) Rām.; to hurl.

2) To cause to fly down or away.

3) To reprimand, revile anyone, censure, slander; मदलेखामवक्षिप्य (madalekhāmavakṣipya) K.317; अवाक्षिपद्वासुदेवम् (avākṣipadvāsudevam) Mb. अयाज्ययाजनाध्यापने नियुक्तममृष्यमाणं राजा अवक्षिपेत् (ayājyayājanādhyāpane niyuktamamṛṣyamāṇaṃ rājā avakṣipet) Kau. A.1.1.

4) To grant, yield. -Caus. To cause to fall down.

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

Avakṣip (अवक्षिप्).—throw down, throw into ([locative]) hurl at ([dative]); take off.

Avakṣip is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ava and kṣip (क्षिप्).

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

Avakṣip (अवक्षिप्):—[=ava-√kṣip] -kṣipati ([subjunctive] -kṣi pat, [Ṛg-veda iv, 27, 3]; p. -kṣipat mfn., [Ṛg-veda x, 68, 4])

—to throw down, cause to fly down or away, hurl, [Ṛg-veda] etc.;

—to revile, [Mahābhārata ii, 1337] ([varia lectio] apa for ava);

—to grant, yield, [Mahābhārata xiii, 3030.] Caus. ([Aorist] [subjunctive] 3. [plural] -cikṣipan) to cause to fall down, [Atharva-veda xviii, 4, 12 and 13.]

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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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