Kshap, Kṣap: 8 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Kṣap can be transliterated into English as Ksap or Kshap, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣap (क्षप्).—1 U. (kṣapati-te, kṣapita) To fast, to be abstinent; अरण्ये काष्ठवत्त्यक्त्वा क्षपेयुस्त्र्यहमेव च (araṇye kāṣṭhavattyaktvā kṣapeyustryahameva ca) Manusmṛti 5.69. -Caus. or 1 U. (kṣapayati-te, kṣapita)

1) To throw, send, cast.

2) To miss.

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Kṣap (क्षप्).—f. Ved.

1) Night.

2) A measure of time.

3) Darkness; क्षपो जिन्वन्तः पृषतीभिर्ऋष्टिभिः (kṣapo jinvantaḥ pṛṣatībhirṛṣṭibhiḥ) Ṛgveda 1.64.8.

4) Water.

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

Kṣap (क्षप्).—[kṣapa] r. 10th cl. (kṣapayati) 1. To send, to throw, to cast, to direct, &c. 2. To bear patiently. (i) kṣapi r. 1st and 10th cls. (kṣampati, kṣampayati) 1. To bear patiently, to endure. 2. To compassionate. 3. To shine.

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

Kṣap (क्षप्).— (originally [Causal.] of 3. kṣi), i. 1, [Parasmaipada.], [Ātmanepada.] To fast, Mahābhārata 3, 13405.

— With the prep. sam sam, The same, Mahābhārata 13, 5149.

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Kṣap (क्षप्).—i. 10, [Parasmaipada.] To throw, [Pañcatantra] 56, 2.

— Cf. kṣip.

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Kṣap (क्षप्).—see kṣapā, f. Night, Chr. 290, 8 = [Rigveda.] i. 64, 8.

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

Kṣap (क्षप्).—1. kṣapati & kṣapate do penance, be abstinent.

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Kṣap (क्षप्).—2. [feminine] night; [genetive] & [instrumental] at night.

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

1) Kṣap (क्षप्):—1. kṣap [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] [Parasmaipada] kṣapati, te ([present participle] kṣapamāṇa; [infinitive mood] kṣapitum, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa iii, 23, 6]),

—to be abstinent, fast, do penance, [Sāma-veda; Kauśika-sūtra; Manu-smṛti v, 69; Mahābhārata] etc.;—(for √kṣip, [Ṛtusaṃhāra v, 9.])

2) 2. kṣap [class] 10. [Parasmaipada] kṣapayati, to throw, cast, [Dhātupāṭha xxxv, 84] (cf.kṣip.)

3) 3. kṣap = [Causal] √4. kṣi q.v.

4) 4. kṣap f. night, [Ṛg-veda]

5) a measure of time equivalent to a whole day of twenty-four hours, [Ṛg-veda]

6) darkness, [Ṛg-veda i, 64, 8]

7) water, [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska i, 12]

8) cf. [Greek], κνέφας; [Latin] crepus-culum

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

Kṣap (क्षप्):—(ka) kṣapayati 10. a. To send. (ki, i) kṣampati, kṣampayati 1. 10. a. To endure; to pity; to shine.

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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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