Lipsa, Lipsā: 12 definitions

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Lipsa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Lipsā (लिप्सा):—Desire

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

lipsā (लिप्सा).—f S Desire of obtaining; longing after, cupidity, concupiscence.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lipsā (लिप्सा).—[labh-san-bhāve a]

1) Desire of getting or regaining; मृतस्य लिप्सा कृपणस्य दित्सा (mṛtasya lipsā kṛpaṇasya ditsā) ...... न हि दृष्टपूर्वा (na hi dṛṣṭapūrvā) Bv.1.125.

2) Desire in general.

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

Lipsā (लिप्सा).—f.

(-psā) Wish, desire, (in general.) 2. Desire of obtaining. E. lipsa the desid. erative form of to labh get, (to wish to get,) san affs. aṅ and ṭāp .

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

Lipsā (लिप्सा).—i. e. lipsa, desider. of labh, + a, f. Wish.

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

Lipsā (लिप्सा).—[feminine] desire to gain or have, longing for ([locative] or —°).

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

1) Lipsā (लिप्सा):—[from labh] a f. ([from] [Desiderative]) the desire to gain, wish to acquire or obtain, longing for ([locative case] or [compound]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]

2) b lipsu, lipsya etc. See p. 897, col. 1.

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

Lipsā (लिप्सा):—(psā) 1. f. Wish, desire.

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

Lipsā (लिप्सा) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Licchā.

[Sanskrit to German]

Lipsa 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Lipsā (लिप्सा):—(nf) lure, greed, ardent desire.

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