Capalam, Capalaṃ, Cāpalam, Cāpālam: 3 definitions


Capalam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Tamil. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Capalaṃ.—(CII 1), quickly. Note: capalaṃ is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Capalam (चपलम्):—[from capala] ind. quickly, [Daśakumāra-carita vii, 420 f.]

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Tamil dictionary

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Capalam (சபலம்) noun < capala.

1. Fickle-mindedness; நிலையற்ற உள்ளம். [nilaiyarra ullam.] (வேதாந்த சூளாமணிமணிமேகலை [vethanda sulamani] 141, உரை. [urai.])

2. Craving; ஆசை. [asai.] Local usage

3. Tenderness, weakness; மெலிவு. [melivu.] (J.)

4. Quicksilver; இரசம். [irasam.]

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Capalam (சபலம்) noun < capalā. See சபலை [sapalai], 1. (W.)

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Capalam (சபலம்) noun < sa-phala.

1. That which is fruitful; பயனுள்ளது. சென்மஞ் சபலமாம் [payanullathu. senmagn sapalamam] (சிவரகசியம் ஆயுத்தேவ. [sivaragasiyam ayutheva.] 8).

2. Fulfilment, success; சித்தி. (சூடாமணிநிகண்டு) [sithi. (sudamaninigandu)]

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Cāpalam (சாபலம்) noun < jyā-phala. (Astronomy) Anamolistic equation; வானகணிதவாக்கியவெண். [vanaganithavakkiyaven.]

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Cāpalam (சாபலம்) noun < cāpala.

1. Persistence, firm attachment; விடாப்பற்று. தன் சாப லாதிசயத்தாலேயும் [vidapparru. than sapa lathisayathaleyum] (ஈடு-முப்பத்தாறுயிரப்படி [idu-muppatharuyirappadi], 4, 2, ப்ர. [pra.]).

2. Discomfiture; எளிமை. தந்தைபோ ரழிந்துபோன சாபலங் கண்டு வெம்பி [elimai. thanthaipo razhinthupona sapalang kandu vembi] (மகாபாரதம் நிரை. [magaparatham nirai.] 95).

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Cāpālam (சாபாலம்) noun < Jābāla. An Upaniṣad, one of 108; நூற்றெட்டுபநிடதங்களுளொன்று. நற்சாபால முரைத்த பலன் [nurrettupanidathangalulonru. narsapala muraitha palan] (சேதுபுராணம் மங்கல. [sethupuranam mangala.] 45).

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