Sapeksha, Sāpēkṣa, Sāpekṣa: 4 definitions

Introduction

Sapeksha 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.

The Sanskrit terms Sāpēkṣa and Sāpekṣa can be transliterated into English as Sapeksa or Sapeksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Sāpekṣa (सापेक्ष).—With an expectancy in sense; although in grammar expectancy is at the root of, and forms a sort of a connecting link for, the various kinds of relations which exist between the different words of a sentence which has to give a composite sense, yet, if a word outside a compound is connected with a word inside a compound, especially with a second 50 or further member, the sense becomes ambiguous; and expectancy in such cases is looked upon as a fault; e. g. अप्रविष्टविषयो हि रक्षसाम् (apraviṣṭaviṣayo hi rakṣasām) Raghu XI. When, however, in spite of the fault of expectancy the sense is clear, the compound is admissible; cf. यदि सविशेषणानां वृत्तिर्न वृत्तस्य वा विशेषणं न प्रयुज्यते इत्युच्यते देवदत्तस्य गुरुकुलम् देवदत्तस्य गुरुपुत्रः,अत्र वृत्तिर्न प्राप्नोति। अगुरुकुलपुत्रादीनामिति वक्तव्यम् (yadi saviśeṣaṇānāṃ vṛttirna vṛttasya vā viśeṣaṇaṃ na prayujyate ityucyate devadattasya gurukulam devadattasya guruputraḥ, atra vṛttirna prāpnoti| agurukulaputrādīnāmiti vaktavyam) I M. Bh. on P II.1.1; cf. also the expression सापेक्षत्वेपि गमकत्वात्समासः (sāpekṣatvepi gamakatvātsamāsaḥ) often used by commentators.

context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sāpēkṣa (सापेक्ष).—a (sa & apēkṣā) That has desire, want, or need of. 2 From accommodation of the above sense arises the sense Comparative or relative; also respective or referential; as arthasāpēkṣa, kāla- sāpēkṣa, dēśasāpēkṣa, avadhisāpēkṣa.

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sāpēkṣā (सापेक्षा).—f (A common but incorrect formation with sa & apēkṣā) Want, need, call, occasion; the having or the being of a desire or demand for.

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

sāpēkṣa (सापेक्ष).—a That has desire; want of; &c. Comparative. Relative.

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sāpēkṣā (सापेक्षा).—f Want, need.

context information

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

Sāpekṣa (सापेक्ष).—a.

1) Having regard to, dependent on, (usually in comp.).

2) Favourable, partial; सुकेशं प्रति सापेक्षः प्राह देवगणान् प्रभुः (sukeśaṃ prati sāpekṣaḥ prāha devagaṇān prabhuḥ) Rām.7.6.9.

context information

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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