Avapya, Avāpya: 9 definitions


Avapya 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (kavya)

Avāpya (अवाप्य) refers to “what could have been achieved”, according to Kālidāsa’s Raghuvaṃśa verse 8.53.—Accordingly: “The learning that you showed when you avoided what could have been achieved (avāpya) in the time of success—demonstrate the same again like a man now that your heart is suffering”.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avāpya (अवाप्य).—pot. p. Attainable. ज्येष्ठता च निवर्तेत ज्येष्ठावाप्यं च यद्धनम् (jyeṣṭhatā ca nivarteta jyeṣṭhāvāpyaṃ ca yaddhanam) Manusmṛti 11.185.

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Avāpya (अवाप्य).—a. [na. ta.] Uncut, not to be cut (as hair).

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

Avāpya (अवाप्य).—mfn.

(-pyaḥ-pyā-pyaṃ) Unattainable, unobtainable. ind. Having obtained. E. a neg. vāpya procurable, or ava before āpa to obtain, lyap aff.

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

Avāpya (अवाप्य).—[adjective] to be obtained; due to (—°).

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

1) Avāpya (अवाप्य):—[from avāp] 1. avāpya [indeclinable participle] having obtained, [Raghuvaṃśa iii, 33, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] 2. avāpya mfn. to be obtained, [Manu-smṛti xi, 185; Pañcatantra]

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

Avāpya (अवाप्य):—[a-vāpya] (pyaḥ-pyā-pyaṃ) a. Unattainable.

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Avapya 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avāpya (ಅವಾಪ್ಯ):—[adjective] that can be got; obtainable; receivable.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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