Kapasa, aka: Kapāsa, Kapasha; 3 Definition(s)


Kapasa means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Kapāsa, =kappāsa, q. v. Dāvs II. 39. (Page 186)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

kapāsa (कपास).—m ( H) Cotton. 2 Applied to a flock of cotton, or a flake of any light substance flying about, or to the cotton-like substance around a young bhēraḷīmāḍa. Esp. as used for tinder.

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kāpaśā (कापशा).—a C (kāpūsa) Fat and bloated; flabby. 2 Of loose and watery substance, or become cottony or soft and flaccid;--used of muḷā, bhōpaḷā, dōḍakā &c.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kāpaśā (कापशा).—a Flabby; fat and bloated. Flaccid.

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