Sapatnya, Sāpatnya: 9 definitions

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Sapatnya 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sāpatnya (सापत्न्य).—1 The state or condition of a rival wife; सापत्न्यं क्षितिसुतवद्विषो महिष्यः (sāpatnyaṃ kṣitisutavadviṣo mahiṣyaḥ).

2) Rivalry, ambition, enmity; तथापि देवाः सापत्न्यान्नोपेक्ष्या इति मन्महे (tathāpi devāḥ sāpatnyānnopekṣyā iti manmahe) Bhāg.1.4.37.

-tnyaḥ 1 The son of a rival wife.

2) An enemy.

3) A half brother.

Derivable forms: sāpatnyam (सापत्न्यम्).

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

Sāpatnya (सापत्न्य).—m.

(-tnyaḥ) 1. An enemy. 2. The children of the different wives of the same husband. n.

(-tnyaṃ) 1. Plurality of wives, or the condition of the wife of one who has other wives. 2. Ambition, rivalry. E. sapatnī a fellow-wife, or sapatna an enemy, ṣyañ pleonasm or aff. of the abstract, or yañ or aṇ aff.

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

Sāpatnya (सापत्न्य).—i. e. A. sapatna + ya, I. m. An enemy. Ii. n. Ambition, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 45, 16. B. sa-patnī + ya, n. Plurality of wives, or the condition of the wife of one who has other wives.

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

Sāpatnya (सापत्न्य).—[adjective] sprung from rivalry; born from a rival wife.

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

1) Sapatnya (सपत्न्य):—[from sa-patna] [wrong reading] for sāp (q.v.)

2) Sāpatnya (सापत्न्य):—[from sāpatna] mf(ā)n. based on rivalry (as enmity), [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]

3) [v.s. ...] born from a rival or fellow-wife, [Rāmāyaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] m. a half-brother, [ib.]

5) [v.s. ...] a rival, enemy, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] n. enmity or rivalry among wives of the same husband, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

7) [v.s. ...] relationship of children born from different wives of the same husband, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Sāpatnya (सापत्न्य):—(tnyaḥ) 1. m. An enemy. n. Plurality of wives, or the state of such wives.

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

Sāpatnya (सापत्न्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sāvakka.

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Sapatnya in German

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sāpatnya (ಸಾಪತ್ನ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] the relation that exists between two wives of a man.

2) [noun] a son of another wife of one’s husband.

3) [noun] (pl.) children of two more brothrs.

4) [noun] a man who hates another, and wishes or tries to injure him; a foe; an enemy.

5) [noun] the bitter attitude or feelings of an enemy or of mutual enemies; hostility; enmity.

context information

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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