Capeta, Capēṭa, Capeṭa: 10 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Capeta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Chapeta.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

capēṭa (चपेट).—f (S) A pat or slap; a blow or stroke (from a tiger's or cat's paw, with the hand, or gen.) Ex. ēkē capēṭēṅkaruni || jhāḍēṃ ṭākiti mōḍuni ||. 2 fig. (tsapeṭ.) A stroke of misfortune; a blow or loss in business: also an attack as of robbers or an epidemic, of rats, frost, or a blight upon crops; a stroke of a bhūta or piśāca; an infliction or exaction by a tyrant; a blow struck in battle or war. v māra, basa. 3 fig. Stroke of the hand, i. e. mastery, power, reduction under gripe or clutches. ca0 sādhaṇēṃ To make a good stroke or hit (as in trade).

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capēṭa (चपेट).—a (S See the noun.) Struck down, demolished, leveled, laid flat. Hence fig. devoured, consumed, expended, cleared.

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capēṭā (चपेटा).—m (capēṭa S H) A smart slap or blow. 2 (Poetry.) A blast or forceful gust of wind. 3 (Poetry and laxly.) A strong onset or stream of; a violent torrent rushing against. Ex. śikhī jasā- vēṇuvanīñca pēṭē || gāṛhāṇiyāñcē uṭhatī capēṭē ||. 4 It is applied, with less frequency, like capāṭā & jhapāṭā.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

capēṭa (चपेट).—f A pat or slap; a blow or stroke. A stroke of misfortune. capēṭa sādhaṇēṃ To make a good stroke or hit (as in trade).

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capēṭā (चपेटा).—m A smart slap or blow. A blast.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Capeṭa (चपेट).—

1) The palm of the hand with the fingers extended.

2) A blow with the open hand; तत्तस्याः स पिता राजा चपेटं कुपितो ददौ (tattasyāḥ sa pitā rājā capeṭaṃ kupito dadau) Ks.66.139.

Derivable forms: capeṭaḥ (चपेटः).

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Capeṭā (चपेटा).—A blow with the open hand; खण्डिकोपाध्यायः शिष्याय चपेटिकां ददाति (khaṇḍikopādhyāyaḥ śiṣyāya capeṭikāṃ dadāti) Mahābhārata ; चपेटापाटनातिथिम् (capeṭāpāṭanātithim) K. P.

See also (synonyms): capeṭikā.

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

Capeṭa (चपेट).—m.

(-ṭaḥ) The palm of the hand with the fingers extended. E. cap to go, affix ac, capa trembling, and iṭa what goes or is, from iṭ with ka affix; also capaṭa and carpaṭa.

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

Capeṭa (चपेट).—[masculine] ā & ī [feminine] slap with the open hand.

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

1) Capeṭa (चपेट):—m. a slap with the open hand, [Divyāvadāna xiii, 125; Kathāsaritsāgara lxvi, 139; Gīta-govinda i, 43 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) Capeṭā (चपेटा):—[from capeṭa] a f. idem, [Pāṇini 1-1, 1], [vArttika] 13, [Patañjali]

3) [from capeṭa] b f. of ṭa.

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

Capeṭa (चपेट):—(ṭaḥ) 1. m. The palm of the hand with the fingers extended.

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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