Cipita, Cipiṭa: 13 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Chipita.
Kavya (poetry)Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa
Cipiṭa (चिपिट) refers to an adjective in the sense of “extended”, “flat”, according to Nārāyaṇa and as mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 7.65. Malli takes it to mean “level”, “straight”. The earlier reading is, however cipiṭau for cipiṭe, and Cāṇḍūpaṇḍita as well as Narahari takes cipiṭa as a noun and explains it as “the fleshy end of the ear”.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira
Cipiṭa (चिपिट) [=Cipiṭanāsika ?] refers to a country belonging to “Uttaratas or Uttaradeśa (northern division)” classified under the constellations of Śatabhiṣaj, Pūrvabhādrapada and Uttarabhādrapada, according to the system of Kūrmavibhāga, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 14), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “The countries of the Earth beginning from the centre of Bhāratavarṣa and going round the east, south-east, south, etc., are divided into 9 divisions corresponding to the 27 lunar asterisms at the rate of 3 for each division and beginning from Kṛttikā. The constellations of Śatabhiṣaj, Pūrvabhādrapada and Uttarabhādrapada represent the northern division consisting of [i.e., Cipiṭa, Nāsika] [...]”.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Cipiṭa, (adj.) (pp. to cip (?) see next: cp. Sk. cipiṭa grain flattened after boiling) pressed flat, flattened VvA.222. To be read also at J.VI, 185 for vippita. (Page 269)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Cipiṭa (चिपिट).—a. See चिपट (cipaṭa).
Derivable forms: cipiṭaḥ (चिपिटः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṭaḥ-ṭā-ṭaṃ) Flat-nosed. E. ni preposition, piṭac kicca affix in this sense, and ni changed to ci. m.
(-ṭaḥ) Rice or grain flattened. E. piṭ to flatten, ka affix, the derivative reduplicated, and and la substituted for the radical; also with kan added cipiṭaka; also the pen becoming u, cipuṭa.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cipiṭa (चिपिट).—[adjective] blunted, flat.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Cipiṭa (चिपिट):—[from cipaṭa] mf(ā)n. blunted, flattened, flat, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Naiṣadha-carita vii, 65]
2) [v.s. ...] pressed close to the head (the ears) [varia lectio] for carpaṭa q.v.
3) [v.s. ...] = paṭa, [Pāṇini 5-2, 33]
4) [v.s. ...] m. a kind of venomous insect, [Suśruta v f.]
5) [v.s. ...] = ṭaka, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) Cipiṭā (चिपिटा):—[from cipiṭa > cipaṭa] f. a kind of grass, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) Cipiṭa (चिपिट):—[from cipaṭa] cf. piccita.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cipiṭa (चिपिट):—(ṭa;) 1. m. Rice or grain flattened. a. Flat-nosed.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] = ಚಿಪಟ [cipata]2.
2) [noun] a nose that is flat.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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