Kalpanika, Kālpanika: 10 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Kalpnik.
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kālpanika (काल्पनिक).—a S Invented by the imagination or mind; imaginary, ideal, fictitious: also forged, contrived, devised, thought out.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
kālpanika (काल्पनिक).—a Imaginary, contrived, ideal, fictitious.
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.
Kālpanika (काल्पनिक).—a. (-kī f.) [कल्पना ठक् (kalpanā ṭhak)]
1) Existing only in fancy, fictitious; काल्पनिकी व्युत्पत्तिः (kālpanikī vyutpattiḥ)
2) Counterfeit, fabricated.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) 1. Artificial, fabricated. 2. Fictitious, invented. E. kalpanā and ṭhak aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kālpanika (काल्पनिक):—[from kālpa] mfn. ([from] kalpanā), existing only in fancy, invented, fictitious, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]
2) [v.s. ...] artificial, fabricated.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kālpanika (काल्पनिक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a.] Artificial.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kālpanika (काल्पनिक) [Also spelled kalpnik]:—(a) imaginary, fictitious; utopian; hence ~[tā] (nf).
Kālpanika (ಕಾಲ್ಪನಿಕ):—[adjective] existing only in the imagination; formed or characterised imaginatively; fanciful; unreal; imaginary.
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Kālpanika (ಕಾಲ್ಪನಿಕ):—[noun] a man who can form or has the power of forming, mental images of what is not actually present or experienced; he who is capable of creating or inventing new images, ideas, contrivances, methods, etc. by combining previous experiences; creative man.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Kalpanikata, Kalpanikatva.
Ends with: Akalpanika.
Full-text: Kalpanikatva, Kalpanikata, Kalpnik, Urari.
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Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 1.7.175 < [Chapter 7 - Śrī Viśvarūpa Takes Sannyāsa]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 14 - Ānandabodha Yati < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Mandukya Upanishad (Gaudapa Karika and Shankara Bhashya) (by Swami Nikhilananda)
Mandukya Upanishad, verse 1 < [Chapter I - Agama Prakarana (Scripture)]
Sisters But Still Strangers < [January – March, 2005]
Reverberations of Dharmakirti’s Philosophy (by Birgit Kellner)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 1 - Vyāsa-tīrtha, Madhusūdana and Rāmācārya on the Falsity of the World < [Chapter XXIX-XXX - Controversy Between the Dualists and the Monists]