Sampa, Shampa, Śampā, Saṃpa, Saṃpā: 12 definitions


Sampa 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.

The Sanskrit term Śampā can be transliterated into English as Sampa or Shampa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sampa (संप).—m C Unanimity, confederacy, concurrence, concord, concert. Ex. gāṃvakaṛyāñcā jarakā sampa asatā tara tēvhāñca dhuḍakāvūna dilhā asatā.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

sampa (संप).—m Unanimity, confederacy, concord. A strike.

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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

Śampā (शम्पा).—[śam-pa Uṇādi-sūtra 3.28]

1) Lightning.

2) A girdle.

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Saṃpa (संप).—Falling down.

-pā Lightning.

Derivable forms: saṃpaḥ (संपः).

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Saṃpā (संपा).—Lightning.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Sampa (सम्प).—[, see śamya;] saṃpa also = Sanskrit saṃpad, § 15.3.

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Sāmpa (साम्प).—(?) , m. or nt. (gen. °pasya), a high number: Gaṇḍavyūha 105.26. Prob. corruption for samaya, nt., of Gaṇḍavyūha 133.9, or samarya of Mahāvyutpatti.

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

Śampā (शम्पा).—f.

(-mpā) Lightning. E. śam happiness, to drink, ka and ṭāp affs.; destroying pleasure by its awful appearance.

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Sampa (सम्प).—m.

(-mpaḥ) Descending, falling, alighting. f.

(-mpā) Lightning. E. sam, and pat to fall, aff. ḍa .

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Sampā (सम्पा).—f.

(-mpā) Lightning. See śampā. E. samyak atarkitaṃ patati pata-ḍa .

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

Śampā (शम्पा).—f. Lightning.

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

Saṃpā (संपा).—[feminine] compotation.

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

1) Śampā (शम्पा):—f. lightning, [Haravijaya]

2) a girdle, [ib.]

3) Sampa (सम्प):—m. = patana, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Sampā (सम्पा):—[from sampa] a f. = śampā, lightning (for sam-pā See p. 1172, col. 3).

5) [=sam-pā] b. sam-√1. [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -pibati, te, to drink together, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Brāhmaṇa; Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra] :

—[Causal] -pāyayati, to cause to drink together, make to drink, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] c f. drinking together, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

7) [v.s. ...] (with vasiṣṭhasya) Name of a Sāman, [Ārṣeya-brāhmaṇa]

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

1) Śampā (शम्पा):—(mpā) 1. f. Lightning.

2) Sampa (सम्प):—[sam+pa] (mpaḥ) 1. m. Descending. 1. f. Lightning.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sampa 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

Sāṃpa (सांप):—(nm) a snake, serpent, viper; (fig) a venomous person; —[utāranā] to counter the effect of snake-bite; —[kaleje yā chātī para loṭanā] to burn within on account of jealousy; —[kā kāṭā rassī se ḍare] a burnt child dreads the fire; —[kā pāṃva dekhanā] to try to see what does not exist; —[kā baccā] a venomous being; —[kī taraha phana mārakara raha jānā] to make desperate bids in vain; —[kīlanā] to render a snake ineffective through charm; —[kī lahara] snake-bite convulsions; —[kī-sī keṃculī jhāḍanā] to undergo a metamorphosis; —[ke bīla meṃ hātha ḍālanā] to risk an avoidable hazard, to invite danger; —[ke muṃha meṃ] to be faced with risk of life; —[ke saṃpole hī hoṃge] as the crow is, so the egg shall be; —[ko dūdha pilānā] to nourish a potential killer; -[chachūṃdara kī sī gati honā] to be on the horns of a dilemma; —[nikala jāne para lakīra pīṭanā] to kiss the hare’s foot, to be a day after the fair; —[pālanā] to rear a snake, to put a viper in bosom; —[bhī mara jāye lāṭhī bhī na ṭūṭe (—mare na lāṭhī ṭūṭe)] to kill a snake without a stake; —[sūṃgha jānā] to cast a chill over, to be rendered still; —[se khelanā] to be in a dangerous company.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śaṃpa (ಶಂಪ):—[noun] a flash of light caused by the discharge of electricity from one cloud to another or to the earth; a lightning.

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Saṃpa (ಸಂಪ):—

1) [noun] a concerted refusal by employees to go on working, in an attempt to force an employer to grant certain demands, as for higher wages, better working conditions, etc.; a strike.

2) [noun] any similar refusal by a person or group of people to do something; a strike.

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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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