Cap, Cāp: 8 definitions



Cap 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 Chap.

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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Cāp (चाप्).—The fem. affix आ (ā), applied to words ending in the tad. affixes ञ्यङ् (ñyaṅ) and ष्यङ् (ṣyaṅ); e. g. कौसल्या, वाराह्या, गौकक्ष्या (kausalyā, vārāhyā, gaukakṣyā); cf Kas, on P. IV. 1. 74.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cap (चप्).—I. 1 P. (capati) To console, soothe. -II. 1 U. (capayati-te)

1) To grind, pound, knead.

2) To cheat.

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

Cap (चप्).—[capa] r. 1st cl. (capati) To caress, to coax, to soothe or console, r. 10th. cl. (capayati-te) To grind or pound. (i) capi r. 1st and 10th cls. (campati, campayati) To go, to move. bhvā-para-saka-seṭ curā-ubha-saka-seṭ .

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

Cap (चप्).—i. 1. [Parasmaipada.] To soothe. i. 10, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To grind. 2. To deceive.

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

Cap (चप्):—[class] 1. pati, to caress, soothe, console, [Dhātupāṭha xi, 5] : [class] 10. capayati, ‘to pound, knead’, or ‘to cheat’, [xxxii, 82].

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Cap (चप्):—, capati beruhigen, besänftigen [DHĀTUP. 11, 5.] capayati zerreiben, einen Teig anrühren oder übertr. betrügen (parikalkana; vgl. kalka, kalkana) [32, 82.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Cap (चप्):—, capati ( sāntvane) , capayati ( parikalkane).

context information

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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