Palakapya, Pālakāpya: 6 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pālakāpya (पालकाप्य).—Name of a sage, son of Kareṇu (who first taught the science of elephants).
-pyam The science of elephants.
Derivable forms: pālakāpyaḥ (पालकाप्यः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Pālakāpya (पालकाप्य) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Gajacikitsā, Gajavaidya, Gajāyurveda, Hastyāyurveda. Kh. 90. Ben. 64. Bik. 638. Np. I, 10. Burnell. 75^a. Peters. 1, 98-100 (Pālakāppa). Sūcīpattra. 23. He is quoted by Kṣīrasvāmin on Amarakośa, Hemādri in Vratakhaṇḍa, Śp. p. 99, Mallinātha.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pālakāpya (पालकाप्य):—m. Name of an ancient sage or Muni (= kareṇu-bhū or = dhanvan-tari), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) of an author, [Catalogue(s)]
3) n. Name of his [work] (cf. pālakāvya above).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pālakāpya (पालकाप्य):—(pyaḥ) 1. m. Name of a sage.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Pālakāpya (पालकाप्य):—m. Nomen proprium eines alten Weisen, = kareṇubhū [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 853.] = dhanvantari [Śabdakalpadruma] angeblich nach [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa]; vgl. pālakākhyā .
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Pālakāpya (पालकाप्य):—s. pālakāvya .
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Pālakāpya (पालकाप्य):—n. = pālakāvya [AUFRECHT], [Halāyudha] Index u. sthūloccaya .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
1) *m. Nomen proprium eines Autors. —
2) n. Titel seines Werkes.
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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