Lipsu: 11 definitions

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Lipsu 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

lipsu (लिप्सु).—a S Desirous of obtaining; seeking, covetous, cupidinous.

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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

Lipsu (लिप्सु).—a. Desirous of getting &c.

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

Lipsu (लिप्सु).—mfn. (-psuḥ-psuḥ-psu) Desirous, desiring, wishing, cupidinous. E. lips desiderative of labh, (see the last,) and u aff.

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

Lipsu (लिप्सु).—i.e. lipsa (see the last), + u, adj. Desirous, greedy, [Pañcatantra] 5, 4.

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

Lipsu (लिप्सु).—[adjective] wishing to get, longing for ([accusative] or —°).

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

Lipsu (लिप्सु):—[from lipsita > labh] mfn. wishing to gain or obtain, desirous of, longing for ([accusative] or [compound]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.] (-tā f. ‘desire of gaining’).

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

Lipsu (लिप्सु):—[(psuḥ-psuḥ-psu) a.] Desirous.

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

Lipsu (लिप्सु) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Licchu.

[Sanskrit to German]

Lipsu 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

Lipsu (लिप्सु):—(a) greedy, overpowered by lure, ardently desirous.

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