Sampuda, Sāmpūḍa, Saṃpuḍa, Sampuḍa: 3 definitions



Sampuda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)

Saṃpuḍa (संपुड) in Prakrit (or Saṃpuṭa in Sanskrit) refers to a “box”, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—Cf. in compound, kavāḍa-saṃpuḍa [(37) 70.18], § 2 kapāṭa-saṃpuṭa [(35) 65.11, 65.16], § 4 “doorknob”; used in a comparison: daṃṣṭrā-saṃpuṭa [(20) 33 . 24], § 3; kara-sampuda 292 [(28) 53.9], § 2.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sāmpūḍa (सांपूड).—f C A thin and flexile stick, or a trimmed sapling, as used in wattling or binding a fence &c.

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Saṃpuḍa (संपुड) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Saṃpuṭa.

2) Saṃpuḍa (संपुड) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃpuṭa.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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