Capin, Cāpin: 6 definitions


Capin 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 Chapin.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cāpin (चापिन्).—a. [cāpo'styasya ini] Armed with a bow. -m.

1) Name of Śiva.

2) The sign of the zodiac Sagittarius.

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

Cāpin (चापिन्).—i. e. cāpa + in, m. An archer, Mahābhārata 12, 10406.

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

Cāpin (चापिन्).—[adjective] armed with a bow.

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

1) Cāpin (चापिन्):—[from cāpa] mfn. bow-armed, [Mahābhārata xii, 10406]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Sagittarius, [Horāśāstra]

[Sanskrit to German]

Capin in German

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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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