Samparka, Saṃparka: 7 definitions

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Samparka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Samparka (सम्पर्क).—1. The sum of the diameters of the two bodies in contact. 2. Used in the sense of the sum of the two diameters of the eclipsed and eclipsing bodies. Note: Samparka is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

samparka (संपर्क).—m (S) Contact, conjunction, junction, connection by touching. 2 S United state more generally, --mingledness, blendedness, amalgamation.

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

samparka (संपर्क).—m Contact; united state.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃparka (संपर्क).—

1) Mixture.

2) Union, contact, touch; पादेन नापैक्षत सुंदरीणां संपर्कमाशिञ्जितनूपुरेण (pādena nāpaikṣata suṃdarīṇāṃ saṃparkamāśiñjitanūpureṇa) Ku.3.26; Me.25; V.1.12.

3) Society, association, company; न मूर्खजन- संपर्कः सुरेन्द्रभवनेष्वपि (na mūrkhajana- saṃparkaḥ surendrabhavaneṣvapi) Bh.2.14.

4) Sexual union, copulation.

5) Addition, sum.

Derivable forms: saṃparkaḥ (संपर्कः).

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

Saṃparka (संपर्क).—[masculine] junction, union, contact or intercourse with ([instrumental] ±saha, [genetive], or —°) or between (—°).

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

1) Samparka (सम्पर्क):—[=sam-parka] a etc. See sam-√pṛc.

2) [=sam-parka] [from sam-pṛc] b m. (ifc. f(ā). ) mixing together, mixture, commingling, conjunction, union, association, touch, contact between ([compound]) or with ([instrumental case] with or without saha [genitive case], or [compound]), [Maitrī-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] bodily contact, sexual intercourse with ([compound]), [Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti]

4) [v.s. ...] addition, sum, [Āryabhaṭa]

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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. 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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