Samtap, Saṃtap: 3 definitions


Samtap 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

Saṃtap (संतप्).—1 P.

1) To heat, warm; संतप्तचामीकर (saṃtaptacāmīkara) Bhaṭṭikāvya 3.3; संत्तप्तायसि संस्थितस्य पयसो नामापि न ज्ञायते (saṃttaptāyasi saṃsthitasya payaso nāmāpi na jñāyate) Bhartṛhari 2.67.

2) To parch, dry up.

3) To pain by heat, torture. -Pass.

1) To become hot or heated.

2) To be distressed, suffer pain, be sorry; संतप्तानां त्वमसि शरणम् (saṃtaptānāṃ tvamasi śaraṇam) Meghadūta 7 'of the afflicted'; दिवापि मयि निष्कान्ते संतप्येते गुरू मम (divāpi mayi niṣkānte saṃtapyete gurū mama) Mb.; Bhartṛhari 2.87.

3) To repent, be stung with remorse; अवधूतप्रणिपाताः पश्चात् संतप्यमानमनसोऽपि (avadhūtapraṇipātāḥ paścāt saṃtapyamānamanaso'pi) V.3.5.

4) To undergo penance. -Caus.

1) To heat, burn, inflame.

2) To provoke, exasperate, irritate.

3) To torment, torture, distress, afflict.

4) To burn up, consume.

5) To foment (quarrels &c.).

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

Saṃtap (संतप्):—[=saṃ-√tap] [Parasmaipada] -tapati, to heat thoroughly, scorch, parch, dry up, [Rāmāyaṇa; Suśruta; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā] etc.;

—to feel pain or remorse, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata];

—to pain by heat, torture, oppress, afflict, harass, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.:

—[Passive voice] -tapyate ([Epic] also ti), to be oppressed or afflicted, suffer pain, undergo penance (3. sg. [impersonal or used impersonally] with [genitive case] of [person]), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc.:

—[Causal] -tāpayati ([Passive voice] -tāpyate), to cause to be heated, make very hot, burn, inflame, scorch, [Kauśika-sūtra; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to pair by heat, torture, torment (ātmānam, ‘one’s self. id est. to afflict the body by austerities’), afflict, trouble, distress, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]

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

Saṃtap (संतप्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Jhaṃkha, Saṃtappa.

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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