Samnipat, Saṃnipat: 4 definitions


Samnipat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃnipat (संनिपत्).—1 P.

1) To alight, descend.

2) To come together, assemble, meet together.

3) To fall upon, attack; उद्दामेन द्विरदपतिना संनिपत्याभियुक्तः (uddāmena dviradapatinā saṃnipatyābhiyuktaḥ) Uttararāmacarita 3.6.

4) To arrive, appear.

5) To perish, be destroyed. -Caus.

1) To throw or shoot down, discharge.

2) To convoke, convene, assemble, collect together.

3) To stretch out (a cord).

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

Saṃnipat (संनिपत्).—fly, fall, or descend upon ([locative]); assemble, meet, encounter; come together with ([instrumental] ±saha). [Causative] throw down, shoot off; collect, unite, bring together.

Saṃnipat is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms saṃni and pat (पत्).

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

Saṃnipat (संनिपत्):—[=saṃ-ni-√pat] [Parasmaipada] -patati, to fly or fall down, alight, descend upon ([locative case]), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Harivaṃśa];

—to come together, meet, fall in with ([instrumental case] with or without saha), [Āpastamba; Meghadūta];

—to present one’s self. arrive, appear among or in ([locative case]), [Vajracchedikā];

—to perish, be destroyed, [Mahābhārata] :

—[Causal] -pātayati, to cause to fall down, shoot down or off, discharge, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa];

—to cause to come together, join, unite, assemble, convoke, [Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to stretch out (a cord) to ([locative case]), [Śulba-sūtra]

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

Saṃnipat (संनिपत्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃṇivaya.

context information

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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