Lap: 5 definitions
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Lap (लप्).—1 P. (lapati)
1) To speak, talk in general.
2) To prate, chatter.
3) To whisper; कपोलतले मिलिता लपितुं किमपि श्रुतिमूले (kapolatale militā lapituṃ kimapi śrutimūle) Gīt.1.
4) To wail, lament. -Caus. (lāpa- yati-te) To cause to talk &c. With उद् (ud) to call out loudly to.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lap (लप्).—[(ṛ) lapṛ] r. 1st cl. (lapati) To speak, to utter. With anu prefixed. 1. To talk like, to mimic. 2. To repeat. With apa, To deny. With āṅ, To address, to speak to. With pra, To talk incoherently. With prati, To gain, to get. With vi, To lament, to bewail. With vi and pra, To contradict, to dispute. With sam, 1. To converse, to discourse. 2. To be cunning or crafty.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lap (लप्).—i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] (in epic poetry also [Ātmanepada.], [Nala] 21, 16). 1. To speak, [Gītagovinda. ed. Lassen.] 1, 41. 2. To lament, [Nala] 3, 27. Ptcple. of the pf. pass. lapitā, n. Voice. Frequent. lālap, lālapya, To lament, Mahābhārata 3, 10200. lālapya, [Parasmaipada.], Mahābhārata 1, 968.
— With the prep. apa apa, To deny, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 75, 24.
— With ā ā, To address, Mahābhārata 3, 15604. [Causal.] lāpaya, To ask, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 431; 242, 13.
— With pra pra, 1. To prattle, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 13, 14. 2. To speak, [Pañcatantra] 94, 12; to cry, Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 309. 3. To bewail, [Pañcatantra] 75, 25; Mahābhārata 3, 1203. 4. To invoke, Mahābhārata 2, 2339. pralapita, n. 1. Prattle, [Pañcatantra] 146, 1 (vṛthā-, Useless words). 2. Lamentation, Pañc, 224, 16. [Causal.] To incite to speak, [Mṛcchakaṭikā, (ed. Stenzler.)] 86, 14.
— With vi vi, 1. To wail, [Hitopadeśa] 44, 6, M.M.; Mahābhārata 3, 1203. 2. To bewail, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 1, 52. 3. To speak, [Johnson's Selections from the Mahābhārata.] 51, 110.
— With sam sam, To converse, [Daśakumāracarita] in
— Cf. [Latin] loqui; probably (a [denominative.] based on an old [frequentative.] and aff. van, with for )Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Lap (लप्):—1. lap (cf. √rap) [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha x, 8]) lapati ([Epic] also te and lapyati; [perfect tense] lalāpa, lepus, [Mahābhārata] etc.; [Aorist] alāpīt [grammar]; [future] lapitā, [ib.]; lapiṣyati, [Brāhmaṇa] etc.; [infinitive mood] laptum, [Mahābhārata]; lapitum, [Kāvya literature]; [indeclinable participle] -lapya, [Mahābhārata]),
—to prate, chatter, talk (also of birds), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa];
—to whisper, [Gīta-govinda; Pañcarātra];
—to wail, lament, weep, [Nalôd.] :—[Causal] lāpayati, te ([Aorist] alīlapat or alalāpat [grammar]), to cause to talk, [Chāndogya-upaniṣad] :—[Desiderative] lilapiṣati [grammar]:—[Intensive] lālapīti, to prate senselessly, [Atharva-veda; Kāṭhaka];
— lālapyate (mc. also ti), to wail, lament, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa];
—to address repeatedly, [Mahābhārata], lālapti [grammar]
2) cf. [Greek] ὀ-λοφ-ύρομαι ; perhaps [Latin] lāmentum for lap-mentum.
3) 2. lap (ifc.) speaking, uttering (See abhilāpalap).
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The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section XLII < [Sisupala-badha Parva]
Section LIX < [Sanatsujata Parva]
Section XXXVI < [Rajasuyika Parva]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 1: Childhood of Ajita and Sagara < [Chapter III - The initiation and omniscience of Ajita]
Part 9: Birth of Padma (Rāma) and Lakṣmaṇa < [Chapter IV - The, birth, marriage, and retreat to the forest of Rāma and Lakṣmaṇa]
Part 8: Sanatkumāra’s childhood < [Chapter VII - Sanatkumāracakricaritra]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 3.4.74 < [Part 4 - Parenthood (vātsalya-rasa)]
Verse 2.4.121 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Verse 3.4.46 < [Part 4 - Parenthood (vātsalya-rasa)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 1: Initiation, Mercury and Laboratory (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 4 - The Rasalinga or Rasalingam (Phallus made of Mercury) < [Chapter I - Requisites for metallurgical operations]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 4.63 < [Section IX - Personal Cleanliness]
Verse 4.74 < [Section IX - Personal Cleanliness]
Verse 5.9 < [Section II - Objectionable Food]
Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)