Dripta, Dṛptā: 11 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Dripta 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.

The Sanskrit term Dṛptā can be transliterated into English as Drpta or Dripta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Drapt.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Dṛptā (दृप्ता, “haughty”) refers to a specific “glance” (dṛṣṭi), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 8. This is a type of glance that expresses the ‘dominant state’ (sthāyibhāva) of energy (utsāha). There are a total thirty-six glances defined.

Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra

Dṛptā (दृप्ता).—A type of glance (dṛṣṭi) expressing a dominant state (sthāyibhāva);—The steady and widely opened Glance in which eyeballs are motionless, and which shows forth (lit. emits) prowess is called Dṛptā (haughty); it is used in showing energy (lit. grows out of energy).

Natyashastra book cover
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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dṛpta (दृप्त).—p S Excited by pride or haughty daring.

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

dṛpta (दृप्त).—p Excited by pride or haughty daring.

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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

Dṛpta (दृप्त).—a. [dṛp-kta]

1) Proud, arrogant; योधाभ्यामधिकं दृप्तः शूराभ्यामधिको जयी (yodhābhyāmadhikaṃ dṛptaḥ śūrābhyāmadhiko jayī) Bm.2.45; -दृप्तबालाकिर्हानूचानो गार्ग्य आस (dṛptabālākirhānūcāno gārgya āsa) Bṛ. Up.2.1.1.

2) Mad, wild, frantic.

-ptaḥ Name of Viṣṇu.

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

Dṛpta (दृप्त).—mfn.

(-ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) Proud, arrogant. E. dṛp to be proud, affix kta.

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

Dṛpta (दृप्त):—[from dṛp] mfn. mad, wild, proud, arrogant (-tara, [Comparative degree]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.] (cf. a-d and a-dṛpita).

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

Dṛpta (दृप्त):—[(ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) a.] Proud.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Dṛpta (दृप्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Daria, Ditta.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dripta 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Dṛpta (दृप्त) [Also spelled drapt]:—(a) arrogant; overbearing; presumptuous; intoxicated with pride.

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