Samlapa, Saṃlāpa: 11 definitions


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In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Saṃlāpa (संलाप, “dialogue”) refers to one of the twelve froms of verbal representation (vācika), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 24. These verbal representations are to be expressed using the various representations of the body (śārira). Vācika forms a part of abhinaya (techniques of representation) which is used in communicating the meaning of the drama (nāṭya) and calling forth the sentiment (rasa).

According to the Nāṭyaśāastra, “dialogue (saṃlāpa) is made up of utterance and counter-utterance”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃlāpa (संलाप).—

1) Conversation, chat, discourse.

2) Especially familiar or confidential talk, secret conversation.

3) (In dramas) A kind of dialogue; संलापः स्याद्गभीरो- क्तिर्नानाभावसमाश्रया (saṃlāpaḥ syādgabhīro- ktirnānābhāvasamāśrayā) S. D.6.131.

Derivable forms: saṃlāpaḥ (संलापः).

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

Saṃlāpa (संलाप).—m.

(-paḥ) 1. Conversation, discourse. 2. In the drama, high discourse, dialogue of profound or occult meaning. 3. Secret conversation. E. sam with, together with, lap to speak, aff. ghañ.

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

Saṃlāpa (संलाप).—i. e. sam-lap + a, m. Conversation, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 38, M. M.

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

Saṃlāpa (संलाप).—[masculine] talk, chat, conversation with ([instrumental] ±saha or [genetive]) about (—°).

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

1) Saṃlāpa (संलाप):—[=saṃ-lāpa] [from saṃ-lap] m. (ifc. f(ā). ) talking together, familiar or friendly conversation, discourse with ([instrumental case] with and without saha, or [genitive case]) or about ([compound]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] (in [dramatic language]) a kind of dialogue (passionless, but full of manly sentiments e.g. [Mahāvīra-caritra ii, 34]), Bhas.

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

Saṃlāpa (संलाप):—[saṃ-lāpa] (paḥ) 1. m. Conversation, discourse.

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

Saṃlāpa (संलाप) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Saṃlava, Saṃlāva.

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Samlapa 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃlāpa (ಸಂಲಾಪ):—

1) [noun] the act of talking or chattering together; a friendly conversation.

2) [noun] (rhet.) a kind of passionless conversation with full of manly sentiments (in a drama).

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Saṃlāpa (संलाप):—n. n. conversation; dialogue; discourse; chat;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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