Kshipti, Kṣipti: 7 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Kshipti 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.

The Sanskrit term Kṣipti can be transliterated into English as Ksipti or Kshipti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Kṣipti (क्षिप्ति).—Celestial latitude. Note: Kṣipti is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

Jyotisha book cover
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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣipti (क्षिप्ति).—f. [kṣip-ktin]

1) Throwing, sending forth.

2) Explaining a hidden meaning (such as solving riddles).

3) (in drama) The exposure of a secret.

4) also [kṣiptikā] (in Alg.) The quantity to be added to the square of the least root multiplied by the multiplicator (to render it capable of yielding an exact square root).

Derivable forms: kṣiptiḥ (क्षिप्तिः).

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

Kṣipti (क्षिप्ति).—f.

(-ptiḥ) 1. Throwing. 2. Sending, ordering. 3. Solving a riddle, explaining or understanding a hidden meaning. E. kṣip to throw, ktin aff.

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

1) Kṣipti (क्षिप्ति):—[from kṣip] f. sending, throwing, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] solving a riddle, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] explaining or understanding a hidden meaning, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] (in [dramatic language]) the becoming known or exposure of a secret, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa 373]

5) [v.s. ...] (in [algebra]) = kṣiptikā.

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

Kṣipti (क्षिप्ति):—(ptiḥ) 2. f. Throwing; sending; solving, explaining.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Kṣipti (क्षिप्ति):—(von 1. kṣip) f. the quantity to be added to the square of the least root multiplied by the multiplicator, to render it capable of yielding an exact square-root [Algebra 363.] Auch kṣiptikā ebend.

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Kṣipti (क्षिप्ति):—in der Dramatik das Zutagekommen eines Geheimnisses: rahasyārthasya tūdbhedaḥ kṣiptiḥ syāt [Sāhityadarpana 373.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Kṣipti (क्षिप्ति):—f.

1) in der Dramatik das Zutagekommen eines Geheimnisses.

2) he quantity to be added to the square of the least root multiplied by the multiplicator , to render it capable of yielding an exact square-root.

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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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