Jalpaka: 10 definitions


Jalpaka 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jalpaka (जल्पक).—a. (-lpikā f.),

-jalpāka a. Talkative, garrulous; जल्पाकीभिः सहासीनः (jalpākībhiḥ sahāsīnaḥ) Bhaṭṭikāvya 7.19; cf. स्याज्जल्पाकस्तु वाचालो वाचाटो बहुगर्ह्यवाक् (syājjalpākastu vācālo vācāṭo bahugarhyavāk) Ak.3.1.36.

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

Jalpaka (जल्पक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) A chatterer, one who talks much or idly. E. jalpa to prate, ṇvul aff.

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Jalpāka (जल्पाक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) A chatterer, talking much and foolishly, or improperly. E. jalpa to talk idly, ṣāka affix; also jalpaka.

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

Jalpaka (जल्पक).—[jalp + aka], adj. sbst. Chattering, a chatterer, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 48.

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

Jalpaka (जल्पक).—[adjective] talkative.

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Jalpāka (जल्पाक).—[adjective] talkative.

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

1) Jalpaka (जल्पक):—[from jalp] mfn. talkative, [Bhartṛhari ii, 48]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a disputant, [Caraka iii.]

3) Jalpāka (जल्पाक):—[from jalpaka > jalp] mfn. ([Pāṇini 3-2, 155]) talkative, [Harṣacarita vii; Bhaṭṭi-kāvya vii, 19.]

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

1) Jalpaka (जल्पक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a.] Chattering.

2) Jalpāka (जल्पाक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a.] A chatterer.

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

Jalpaka (जल्पक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Jaṃpaya.

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Jalpaka in German

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Jalpaka (ಜಲ್ಪಕ):—

1) [noun] a man who is fond of talking a great deal; a talkative or loquacious man.

2) [noun] a man who habitually praises others hyperbolically.

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Jalpāka (ಜಲ್ಪಾಕ):—[noun] = ಜಲ್ಪಕ - [jalpaka -] 1.

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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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