Campakavati, Campakāvatī: 4 definitions
Campakavati 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
Campakāvatī (चम्पकावती).—Name of an ancient city on the Ganges, capital of the Aṅgas and identified with the modern Bhagalapur.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Campakavatī (चम्पकवती).—i. e. campaka + vant + ī, f. 1. The name of a forest, [Hitopadeśa] 17, 13. 2. The name of a town, 27, 10, v. r.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Campakavatī (चम्पकवती).—[masculine] [Name] of a forest and a town.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Campakavatī (चम्पकवती):—[=campaka-vatī] [from campaka > campa] f. Name of a wood in Magadha, [Hitopadeśa i, 3, 0/1.] (vv.ll. kā-v and kāvalī)
2) [v.s. ...] of a town, 5, 0/1 ([varia lectio])
3) Campakāvatī (चम्पकावती):—[=campakā-vatī] [from campaka > campa] [varia lectio] for ka-v (cf. [Pāṇini 6-3, 119.])
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