Kalapin, Kalāpin: 11 definitions
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Kalāpin (कलापिन्).—The author of the work referred to as Kālāpa in the Mahābhāṣya which perhaps was a work on grammar as the word कालाप (kālāpa) is mentioned with the word in the Mahābhāṣya, cf. M.Bh. on कलापिनो (kalāpino)Sणू (ṇū) P. IV.3. 108. Kalāpin is mentioned as a pupil of Vaiśampāyana in the Mahābhāṣya; cf. वैशम्पायनान्तेवासी कलापी (vaiśampāyanāntevāsī kalāpī) M.Bh. on P. IV.3.104.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Kalāpin, (adj.) (fr. kalāpa) having a quiver J. VI, 49 (Acc. pl. °ine). f. kalāpinī a bundle, sheaf (yava°) S. IV, 201; II, 114 (naḷa°). (Page 199)
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
1) Having a quiver; कलापिनौ धनुष्पाणी शोभमानौ दिशो दश (kalāpinau dhanuṣpāṇī śobhamānau diśo daśa) Rām.1.22.7.
2) Spreading its tail (as a peacock). -m.
1) A peacock; कलविलापि कलापि- कदम्बकम् (kalavilāpi kalāpi- kadambakam) Śi.6.31; Pt.2.8; R.6.9.
2) The (Indian) cuckoo.
3) The Indian fig-tree (plakṣa).
4) The time (when peacocks spread their tails).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kalāpin (कलापिन्).—m. (-pī) 1. A peacock. 2. The Indian cuckoo. 3. Waved leaf fig tree. 4. The author of the Kalapa grammar. f. (-nī) 1. The moon. 2. A species of cyperus. E. kalāpa a peacock’s tail, &c. ini aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kalāpin (कलापिन्).—i. e. kalāpa + in, I. adj. 1. Wearing a quiver, Mahābhārata 4, 141 (the aff. in belongs to the whole comp.). 2. With its tail spread out, Mahābhārata 3, 11585 (a peacock). Ii. m. 1. A peacock, [Pañcatantra] ii. [distich] 85. 2. A proper name.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kalāpin (कलापिन्).—[adjective] having a quiver with arrows or spreading its tail, [masculine] a peacock.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kalāpin (कलापिन्):—[=kalā-pin] [from kalā] mfn. (kalāpin) furnished with a bundle of arrows, bearing a quiver with arrows, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] spreading its tail (as a peacock), [Mahābhārata iii, 11585]
3) [v.s. ...] (with kāla, the time) when peacocks spread their tails, [Pāṇini 4-3, 48]
4) [v.s. ...] m. (ī) a peacock, [Raghuvaṃśa; Pañcatantra] etc.
5) [v.s. ...] the Indian cuckoo, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) [v.s. ...] Ficus infectoria, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) [v.s. ...] Name of an ancient teacher, [Pāṇini 4-3, 104]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kalāpin (कलापिन्):—[kalā+pin] (pī) 5. m. A peacock; the moon; a cypress tree.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Kalāpin (कलापिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kalāvi.
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