Avasarpa: 7 definitions
Avasarpa 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Avasarpa (अवसर्प).—A spy, a secret emissary.
Derivable forms: avasarpaḥ (अवसर्पः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-rpaḥ) A spy, a secret emissary: see apasarpa. E. ava, sṛpa to go, ac aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Avasarpa (अवसर्प):—[=ava-sarpa] a etc. See ava-√sṛp.
2) [=ava-sarpa] [from ava-sṛp] b m. ‘one who approaches unawares’, a spy, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. apa-sarpa.)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avasarpa (अवसर्प):—[ava-sarpa] (paḥ) 1. m. A spy.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Avasarpa (ಅವಸರ್ಪ):—[noun] a person employed by a government to get secret information about or monitor the affairs, plans, armed forces, etc. of another government; a spy.
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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