Avap, Avāp, Āvap: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avāp (अवाप्).—5 U.

1) To get, obtain, secure, gain; तमवाप्य सप्ततिम् (tamavāpya saptatim) R.3.33; दीर्घमायुरवाप्नुयात् (dīrghamāyuravāpnuyāt) Manusmṛti 4.76; कीर्तिम्, फलम्, कामम् (kīrtim, phalam, kāmam) &c.; पुत्रं सम्राजमवाप्नुहि (putraṃ samrājamavāpnuhi) Ś.4.6.

2) To reach, go to, enter.

3) To suffer, incur, receive, meet with; निन्दामवाप्नोति (nindāmavāpnoti) Manusmṛti 5.161; so दोषम् (doṣam) &c.; मृत्युमवाप्नोति (mṛtyumavāpnoti) meets with death; नैवं पापमवाप्स्यसि (naivaṃ pāpamavāpsyasi) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 2.38,53. -Caus. To cause to obtain anything; अवापितो जङ्गमलेखलक्ष्मीम् (avāpito jaṅgamalekhalakṣmīm) N.8.89.

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Āvap (आवप्).—1 U.

1) To scatter, throw about; वयोभ्यश्चावपेद्भुवि (vayobhyaścāvapedbhuvi) Mb.; so अक्षान् (akṣān) throws.

2) To sow (as seed).

3) To fit in, insert.

4) To pour out or forth.

5) To offer (as in a sacrifice), perform (as a Śrāddha). -Caus.

1) To shave, cut off.

2) To trim, to comb; केशानावा- पयन्ती (keśānāvā- payantī) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.3.157.

3) To mix with.

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

Avāp (अवाप्).—reach, get at, meet, acquire, obtain, incur.

Avāp is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ava and āp (आप्).

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Āvap (आवप्).—strew or throw upon, mix, mingle, pour out. [Causative] mix, add, arrange, comb (the hair).

Āvap is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ā and vap (वप्).

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

1) Avāp (अवाप्):—(√āp), -āpnoti (Imper. 2. sg. āpnuhi) to reach, attain, obtain, gain, get, [Upaniṣad; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to get by division (as a quotient), [Sūryasiddhānta];

—to suffer (e.g. blame or unpleasantness or pain), [Manu-smṛti; Raghuvaṃśa xviii, 34; Pañcatantra] :—[Causal] to cause to obtain anything ([accusative]), [Naiṣadha-carita viii, 89.]

2) Āvap (आवप्):—[=ā-vap] -√2. vap [Parasmaipada] -vapati, to throw or scatter into;

2) —to mix with;

2) —to put together, [Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa];

2) —to insert, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Lāṭyāyana] etc.;

2) —to pour out;

2) —to fill up, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā];

2) —to present, afford, supply;

2) —to offer, [Mahābhārata] :

2) —[Causal] [Parasmaipada] -vāpayati, to mix with, [Suśruta];

2) —to comb, smooth;

2) —to shave, [Mahābhārata]

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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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