Kalpya: 8 definitions


Kalpya 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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kalpya (कल्प्य) or Kalpiya.—m.c. kalpīya (= Pali kappiya; not recorded in this sense in Sanskrit), suitable, proper: Mahāvastu iii.305.5 (verse) kalpiyaṃ (tarpaṇam, food and drink; v.l. kalpitaṃ); Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 250.3 kalpyaṃ (bhojanam; prose); kalpīyāni (garments) ca saṃnivāsya (q.v.) Lalitavistara 271.18 (verse). Cf. kalpika, akalpya.

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

Kalpya (कल्प्य).—mfn.

(-lpyaḥ-lpyā-lpyaṃ) 1. To be made or contrived. 2. To be substituted. E. kṛp to be able, yat aff.

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

Kalpya (कल्प्य).—[adjective] to be made of ([instrumental]); to be supposed, imagined, or stated.

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

1) Kalpya (कल्प्य):—[from kalpa] mfn. ([Pāṇini 3-1, 110; Vopadeva xxvi, 17, 18]) to be formed from ([instrumental case]), [Naiṣadha-carita viii, 21]

2) [v.s. ...] to be performed, to be prescribed

3) [v.s. ...] to be settled or arranged, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

4) [v.s. ...] to be conceived or imagined, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

5) [v.s. ...] to be substituted, [Horace H. Wilson]

6) [v.s. ...] relating to ritual, [Horace H. Wilson]

7) Kālpya (काल्प्य):—[from kālpa] mfn. pertaining to ritual, [Kauśika-sūtra]

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

Kalpya (कल्प्य):—[(lpyaḥ-lpyā-lpyaṃ) a.] That may be contrived, or substituted.

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

Kalpya (कल्प्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kappa.

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Kalpya 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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