Prakampa: 14 definitions


Prakampa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Natya Shastra

Prakampa (प्रकम्प, “trembling”) occurs due to cold, fear, joy, anger, touch [of thebeloved] and old age. Trembling should be represented by quivering, throbbing and shivering.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Prakampa (प्रकम्प).—Depression of the voice after raising it as noticed in connection with the utterance of the svarita vowels in certain cases and in certain Vedic schools with a view to show the svarita nature of the vowel distinctly, in spite of the fact that such a depression is generally looked upon as a.fault; cf. असन्दिग्धान् स्वरान् ब्रूयादविकृष्टानकाम्पितान् (asandigdhān svarān brūyādavikṛṣṭānakāmpitān) R. Pr. III.18 as also जात्योभिानिहितश्चैव क्षैप्रः प्रश्लिष्ट एव च । एते स्वराः प्रकम्पन्ते यत्रोच्चस्वरितोदयाः (jātyobhiाnihitaścaiva kṣaipraḥ praśliṣṭa eva ca | ete svarāḥ prakampante yatroccasvaritodayāḥ) R. Pr. III. 19.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Prakampa (प्रकम्प):—[prakampaḥ] Tremor

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prakampa (प्रकम्प).—Trembling, shaking, quivering, violent motion or tremour; बाला चाहं मनसिजवशात् प्राप्तगाढप्रकम्पा (bālā cāhaṃ manasijavaśāt prāptagāḍhaprakampā) Subhāṣ; सशिरः प्रकम्पम् (saśiraḥ prakampam) Śiśupālavadha 13.42.

Derivable forms: prakampaḥ (प्रकम्पः).

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

Prakampa (प्रकम्प).—m.

(-mpaḥ) 1. Shaking, trembling. 2. Violent motion. E. pra before, kapi to tremble, ghañ aff.

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

Prakampa (प्रकम्प).—[pra-kamp + a], m. 1. Shaking, trembling, Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 2216. 2. Violent motion, Chr. 33, 33.

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

Prakampa (प्रकम्प).—[adjective] & [masculine] trembling, shaking.

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

1) Prakampa (प्रकम्प):—[=pra-kampa] [from pra-kamp] mfn. trembling, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. (ifc. f(ā). ) trembling or violent motion, quaking, staggering etc., [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]

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

Prakampa (प्रकम्प):—[pra-kampa] (mpaḥ) 1. m. Trembling.

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

Prakampa (प्रकम्प) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pakaṃpa.

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Prakampa 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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Prakaṃpa (प्रकंप) [Also spelled prakamp]:—(nm) vibration; quivering; trembling.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Prakaṃpa (ಪ್ರಕಂಪ):—

1) [noun] a shivering quivering violently.

2) [noun] (myth.) one of the hells.

3) [noun] (dance.) a breathing heavily and with deliberate expansion and contraction of the breast (expressing fear, merriment, labour, weeping, etc.).

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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