Camp, Caṃp: 7 definitions


Camp 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Champ.

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In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)

Caṃp (चंप्) in Prakrit means “to press”, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—(Jacobi 1886 p. 108).

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Camp (चम्प्).—1 U. (campayati-te) To go, move.

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

Camp (चम्प्).—[campa] r. 1st cl. (campati) To go or move.

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

Camp (चम्प्).—i. 10, [Parasmaipada.] To go, v. r.

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

Camp (चम्प्):—(cf.kamp, capala) [class] 10. payati [varia lectio] for √champ, [Dhātupāṭha xxxii, 76.]

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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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